The Village of Barker held their Annual Organizational Meeting Monday evening. Mayor Aaron Nellist was sworn in for his fourth Mayoral term, Trustee Aaron Davis for his second term and new Trustee Melanie Hirschman for her first term. DPW Superintendent Mark Remington, Clerk-Treasurer Amanda Detschner and Deputy Clerk-Treasurer Jen Mason were also sworn in.
Herbert W. Carr Post # 425 members Jon Hotaling and Larry Dent also attended to unveil banners for the Legion’s Hometown Heroes banner project. Banners of local veterans will be displayed on the light poles around the Village of Barker and the Town of Somerset.
The banners will be going up over the next month or so. Herbert W. Carr Post #425 will also be holding a dedication ceremony for the project in the David Barker Memorial Park on Memorial Day, with details available to the public soon.