Yoder chairs her final meeting of county council: “Find what makes you come alive and go do it.”

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Shelli Yoder, president of Monroe County’s council, chairs Tuesday’s work session. (Dave Askins/Beacon)

Tuesday night’s Monroe County council’s work session was highlighted by debate on the issuance of $3 million worth of general obligation bonds—the item passed on a 5–1 vote with dissent from councilor Marty Hawk.

At the end of session, councilors marked the occasion of council president Shelli Yoder’s last time to preside over a meeting. Yoder announced her resignation last Thursday, effective at the end of October—she’s moving out of District 1, which she represents.

The council left the matter of electing a new president of the council for another time. Continue reading “Yoder chairs her final meeting of county council: “Find what makes you come alive and go do it.””