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Council to Name Interim At-Large Councilperson in Special Friday Meeting

Dwayne Royster stepped down from the seat on April 5 and council is charged with naming an interim replacement until the November general election.

The municipality announced the Norristown Municipal Council will hold a special meeting at 6:30 pm. on Friday, May 3 at Norristown Municipal Hall, 235 Est Airy Street, to name an interim replacement for former At-Large Councilmember .

Council is being tight-lipped about its choice to replace Royster, but Council President Gary Simpson told Patch that council is considering several people to fill the position. Council is expected vote the interim replacement in at Friday's meeting.

The announcement from the municipality also stated that council may consider "other business that may properly come before [it.]"

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Smh May 01, 2013 at 06:33 PM
I just bet they are being tightlipped just like everything else. They know exactly who they are placing in the position and trust me we won't be surprised. The only thing council worries about is their financial gain from all of this. Same way they knew Gene was going to be interim chief and hopes it dies down and everyone will just foregt. Nope! We need a Mayor in our town and a whole new Council and police department with exceptions to the rookies. Some of them are sooooo sweet especially officer skinny, lol. I don't know his name but I know he is skinny and sweet. They don't need to be tainted by the demons they work with.
Durable May 01, 2013 at 07:06 PM
@smh- if you want to clean up Norristown you had better start with taking apart the whole Democratic Party. Start with MCDC- that is where the money comes from... Everyone on council got money from MCDC at some point so none of their hands are clean. Even Gene's friends Linda and Marlon are not innocent, ask them about big fat checks for their re-election campaigns. Be careful who you side with.
big jon May 01, 2013 at 07:26 PM
Secret back alley meetings,secret handshakes the norristown council is more corrupt then the Nixon administration...fire them all
MzPaula May 01, 2013 at 09:16 PM
All I can say is none of the previous Council members except maybe Ed Turner or Myla Hayes should even be considered.
Randy Plessor May 01, 2013 at 09:30 PM
would like to take a shot at the position. i ran a non-profit for 6 years and would like to rebuild Norristown back to what is was. We need to work with local businesses and neighborhoods to affect change. We can clone several programs and create youth centers for education. Computer Education to youth, Taxes, the crime rate, I live in Norristown and believe in its reform. I stand for a change and Norristown needs to grow and prosper as a community.
Mohandus Frieri May 02, 2013 at 11:31 AM
You'd have to go back to pre-WWII to rebuild Norristown. Been a sespool since.
H8TR May 02, 2013 at 03:14 PM
Tight lipped or a secret. Since when do public servants have the right to be silent. Oh I forgot its a grimey group. Waiting for the payoff. @ Big Jon u r right Fire them all May 21. Take back our town of curruption.
H8TR May 02, 2013 at 04:23 PM
Oh and you heard it from me first, Royster dont even live in Norristown. He lives in Philly. He felt da heat and bounced. What a grimey group of losers. Step down or put it on blast.
Gretchen Stine May 02, 2013 at 06:05 PM
How do you feel about the 3 strikes policy?

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