PARRISH - The Parrish Town Council named La'Tisha Oliver to the vacant District 4 seat at Monday night's meeting.Oliver will be sworn-in during the December council meeting so her family can be in …
PARRISH - The Parrish Town Council named La'Tisha Oliver to the vacant District 4 seat at Monday night's meeting.
Oliver will be sworn-in during the December council meeting so her family can be in attendance.
She will serve the remainder of the term after the seat was vacated following the death of former council member John Softley.
Notable announcements from the council during the meeting included the following:
• Mayor Heather Hall lauded the success of the town's Fall Festival held at the end of October.
"It was absolutely huge — we had well over 3,000 people this year attend the festival. We feel that we are the go-to event for the Fall Festival season, which we're extremely proud of," Hall said. "With such a large crowd, we do have a few growing pains that we're going to have to work through, as the lines were so long, but I'm more than confident we will work the issues out."
• The Town of Parrish Christmas Parade will be held on Thursday, Nov. 29.
• Town Hall will be closed on three days during the month of November — Nov. 12, Nov. 22 and Nov. 23 in observance of holidays.
• Effective at the December meeting, the council will meeting on the second Tuesday of every month at 7 p.m.