Council appoints new commissioners

Published on Thu, Oct 14, 2010 by By Tara Nelson

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Blaine City‚ÄąCouncil has appointed three new members to the Blaine planning commission.

During their regularly scheduled meeting Monday, councilors voted to approve Bryan Dixon (7-0), Vernon Tabb (5-2) and Leonard Rivero (4-3) to the city’s planning commission.

Rivero is a former real estate broker and modular home developer who studied real estate law at the University of British Columbia as part of his real estate training.

Tabb is a retired records manager of the Denver International Airport and has a bachelor of science degree in business administration and marketing as well as a bachelor of science degree with emphases in accounting and civil engineering.

Dixon, who was the only candidate to be approved unanimously, is a former superintendent and business manager for the Hope school district in Santa Barbara, California.

He has a master of arts degree in school administration and has served on the Semiahmoo architectural standards committee, the Semiahmoo Resort Association and the American Red Cross.