January 5, 2017
OSWEGO - The Oswego County Legislature elected District 17 Legislator Shane Broadwell as Chairman of the Legislature at its organizational meeting Jan. 4. Broadwell has represented portions of the city of Oswego and town of Scriba on the Legislature since 2012. He served as chairman of the Legislature's Finance and Personnel Committee and as legislature majority leader in 2017.
Legislator Linda Lockwood, District 11, Volney, was re-elected Vice Chairwoman. Christopher Jones was re-elected Clerk of the Legislature. Oswego County Family Court Judge James K. Eby administered the oaths of office.
Four new members of the Legislature were sworn in. Bradley Trudell, District 7, represents residents in Mexico and part of the town of Richland; Mary Chesbro, District 10, represents portions of Schroeppel and Volney; Patrick Twiss, District 13, represents the town of New Haven and portions of Palermo and Scriba; and Nathan Emmons, District 15, represents part of Oswego's west side.
Incumbent legislators also took their oaths of office.
The Legislature's next regular meeting is scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 8, in the Legislative Chambers of the County Office Building at 46 E. Bridge St., Oswego.
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