The Avalon Borough government held its annual reorganization meeting on Wednesday afternoon, July 6th. Avalon Mayor Martin Pagliughi was sworn in to his sixth term as mayor. Councilmen Richard Dean and Charles Covington also were sworn in to new four-year terms in office.
Avalon Municipal Court Judge George B. Nedig Jr. presided over the swearing in ceremonies for the three elected officials. Following the ceremonies, the Avalon Borough Council formally reorganized. Dr. Nancy Hudanich was selected as the new council president, and Joseph Tipping is the new council vice-president. Borough Council rotates the positions of president and vice-president on an annual basis.
Mayor Pagliughi was first elected to the Avalon Borough Council in May, 1987. He served one term as councilman before being elected mayor in May, 1991. He has served five complete terms as mayor; his sixth term will run through June 30th, 2015.
Councilman Richard Dean was elected to the Avalon Borough Council in May, 1987. Dean has served six consecutive terms and now begins his seventh term which runs through June 30th, 2015.
Councilman Charles Covington was elected to Avalon Borough Council in May, 1991 and has served five complete terms on council. Covington’s sixth term also runs through June 30th, 2015.