Council to consider mayor's appointment

HAMMOND, La. (AP) - The City Council will consider Mayor Mayson Foster's selection of Pete Panepinto as director of administration when the council meets on Tuesday.

The Daily Star reports the position has been vacant since the death of Don Holtgren on May. 1.

Panepinto currently operates several businesses in the area. Since the city position is part-time, he would continue to run his business interests.

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