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Marihelen Wheeler selected as new Chair of the Alachua County Commission

BY JENNIFER CABRERA

At today’s Alachua County Commission meeting, Chair Ken Cornell completed his one-year term and Commissioner Marihelen Wheeler was selected as the Chair for the upcoming year. Commissioner Mary Alford was selected as Vice Chair.

Alford nominated Wheeler as the new Chair, and Cornell nominated Alford as Vice Chair. There was no discussion from either the board or the public, and the vote in favor of both nominations was unanimous.