This morning in a 6-5 vote County Commissioners chose renegade Commissioner Tony Norman as their Chairman. The 6 Commissioners favoring Norman were David Wright, Robert Lawrence Smith, Jeff Ownby, Norman, Amy Broyles & Sam McKenzie. Five Commissioners favored Brad Anders, the former Vice Chairman, those Commissioners were Mike Hammond, Ed Shouse, Mike Brown, Dr. Richard Briggs and Anders.
The Commission then selected the Vice Chairman. On motion of Jeff Ownnby the Commission selected Robert Lawrence Smith as Vice Chair.
Both Commissioners Norman and Smith recently wrote letters to the court asking for diversion for Commissioner Ownby. It was reported here a couple weeks ago and addressed in an article by Mike Donila in the News Sentinel. The product produced by the Big Metal Shed on the Hill.
Below Commission Chair Tony Norman answers television news reporters questions.