TO:                  Mayor and Town Council


FROM:            Joyce A. Smith, Town Clerk


SUBJECT:       Appointments to the Special Committee to Study Renaming of Airport Road


DATE:             September 13, 2004



On June 14, 2004, the Council adopted a resolution establishing the Special Committee to Consider Renaming Airport Road.  In July and August, an ad ran in the local newspapers, on the Town’s billboard (cable channel 18), and on the Town’s website (attached).  On September 7, 2004, the Council extended the deadline for applicants to submit applications to the Town Clerk’s office, until noon on Friday, September 10, 2004.  Tonight, the Council may make appointments to 20-25 vacancies on the Special Committee to Consider Renaming Airport Road.


The NAACP recommends Jesse Gibson, L. Gene Hatley, Michelle Laws, and Ashley Osment.


Copies of the applications and ballots are attached.