TANEYTOWN — Thomas J. Denike has been appointed to City Council, replacing DavidE. Wantz, who resigned late last year after moving across the borderto Pennsylvania.
Denike, 41, sat through his first council meeting Monday. Although several candidates were considered for the position, Denike was the only resident who officially applied for the position, said Neal W. Powell, city manager.
Wantz, who was elected to office in 1989 on a pledge of open and responsive government, stepped down after moving with his new wife toCarroll Valley, Pa.