Seabrook City Council's newfound swiftness
Prior to City Councilman Tom Digelman's resignation last year, Seabrook City Council's meetings routinely lasted until late in the night.
Mayor Gary Renola said the meetings that start at 7 p.m. often took four hours because of the controversial Diegelman, who cited his disagreements with City Council and his family's concern about his health in his resignation letter that he submitted in September.
But since City Councilman Thom Kolupski was elected to replace Diegelman in November, City Council's meetings have been significantly shorter, Renola said.
City Council's last two meetings have lasted less than an hour-and-a-half, he said.
We just have less disruption with Thom there," Renola said. He's been a great addition."
Without Diegelman, City Council has been able to get most of its business done during its first meeting of the month, Renola said. That allows City Council to use its second monthly meeting primarily for workshops, he said.
Several residents have complimented the changes in City Council's meetings, he said.
Just getting out of all that drama with Tom has allowed us to be more efficient," Renola said. We're really settling in and focusing on what's important."
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