Helena-West Helena Mayor Arnell Willis has announced his city council committee assignments for 2011.

 

Helena-West Helena Mayor Arnell Willis has announced his city council committee assignments for 2011.
“Citizen involvement will play a major role in the operations of city government during my administration,” commented Willis. “I would like to encourage citizens with any issues, concerns, or recommendations to directly contact the respective committee chairperson to be heard at their next scheduled meeting.”
Willis announced the committee chairs during the January 4 city council session.
The committee assignments are as follows:
Jay Hollowell will chair the Finance Committee that consists of Don Etherly, Eddie Clark, Walter Morris Jr. and Earnest Simpson. The Police Committee is made up of Joe St. Columbia, chairman, Lakesia Chandler, Daniel Strickland and Marvin Thomas. Eddie Clark will head the Fire Committee with members, St. Columbia, Etherly and Johnny Weaver.
Marvin Jarrett is chair of the Community Development Committee with members Larry Brown, Hollowell and Bill Brandon. The Landfill Committee is Larry Brown, chairman; St. Columbia, Jarrett and Walter Morris Sr. Monica Davis will spearhead the Planning Committee with members Strickland, Jarrett and West Hornor.
The Signs/Street Lights Committee is made up of Chandler, chair, Brown, Monica Davis and Jamie Moore. On the Street Committee are Strickland, chair, Christopher Franklin, Davis and Vivian Holden. The Sanitation Committee is Franklin, chair, Clark, Strickland and Bob Gaston. On the Water and Sewer Committee are Etherly, chair, Hollowell, Chandler and Doug Simmons.