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Posted on: December 9, 2014

[ARCHIVED] Council picks Shaw again as chairwoman

Cindi Shaw will be chairwoman of the Council of Commissioners for another two years.

Shaw, 66, has been chairwoman the past two years and was re-elected by her follow commissioners on a unanimous voice vote Monday night.

“Thank you for putting your faith and trust in me,” Shaw said after the vote. “I promise I will try to do a good job.”

Shaw, a retired legal investigator, was re-elected to her third term as a commissioner this past Nov. 4. She served on a Butte-Silver Bow Study Commission from 2004 to 2006, was elected to her first council term in 2006 and was re-elected in 2010.

She chairs council meetings and regularly attends numerous county government meetings, be it boards that oversee parking, tax-increment financing districts, disaster preparedness and other areas. She also represents the 12-member council at ceremonial events such as ribbon-cuttings and ground-breakings.

“I’m retired and I’m able to do that and I tell people all the time, ‘I love what I do,’” she said. “You have to love what you do.

Read the full story in the Montana Standard
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