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4 seek 4 council seats in Washingtonville

October 29, 2013
By LARRY SHIELDS , Salem News

WASHINGTONVILLE - Village residents will vote to fill four council seats on Nov. 5. With four candidates running, all the seats will be filled.

The candidates include incumbents Devon Davis and Becky Vignon. Also on the ballot are Al Vignon and Herman C. Frank III.

Council seats are four-year terms and council regularly meets twice a month.

Becky Vignon was appointed to council in June of 2012 and had served on council before for one year in 2001.

"I have lived in the village for 15 years ... (and) am interested in making positive changes for the village," she said.

She worked on the street committee and was instrumental in determining which streets needed the most attention for the annual maintenance program. She is married to Al Vignon and the have two grown children and five grandchildren.

Al Vignon is a former councilman and semi-retired.

"I was born and raised here and I care about the community," he said.

Devon Davis was appointed fill one of its three open seats on Jan. 2, 2012. She is serving the remaining term of Mayor Will Jones who left that seat after being elected mayor in November 2011

Davis is 2009 graduate of Leetonia High School and said she "wanted to have a voice and make changes on in the community" when she was appointed.

Frank did not respond to an election questionnaire.

lshields@salemnews.net

 
 

 

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