Tuesday, January 10, 2012
The Sunnyside City Council Monday night voted 4-3 in favor of Mike Farmer as the city's new mayor. Voting in favor of the seat change were Councilmen Jason Raines, Craig Hicks, Don Vlieger and Farmer.
Jim Restucci was re-nominated for the post, but lost the seat when he, Councilwoman Theresa Hancock and former Deputy Mayor Nick Paulakis were the only votes in favor of the decision.
Selected to serve as deputy mayor Monday was Don Vlieger. He won the approval by a vote of 6-1. Councilwoman Theresa Hancock was the dissenting vote.
Paulakis was re-nominated to the seat, but he declined the nomination.