Garland Land appointed to utility board

Garland Land has been appointed to the Public Utilities Advisory Board for a term through July 1, 2018.

Land replaces Robert Joe Miller, who had been chair of the volunteer board. He has significant experience in public and community health including serving as executive director of the National Association for Public Health Statistics and Information Systems.

The City Council is also considering a second appointment to the seven-member board for a term that has expired. More than five people have applied.

The PUAB has significant responsibilities as spelled out by the City Charter.