Century balks on filling vacant seat

Replacement for Boutwell at next meeting

The Century Town Council voted Monday night to compile a list of nominations and appoint someone at the next council meeting to fill the council seat left vacant when Ben Boutwell submitted his resignation June 8 in order to run for mayor in August.

Boutwell's council seat No. 3 does not end until 2022.

Council President Ann Brooks first nominated Mary Bourgeois.

“I would like to nominate Mary Bourgeois, who has served as chairman of our Charter Review Committee,” said Brooks. “I feel like it would be prudent to not nominate anyone who is running for the office, so as not to show and unfair ad...