Monday, January 12, 2015

Schoonmaker to serve on commission

John Schoonmaker
The Knox County Commission on Monday picked John Schoonmaker, a sales representative and former vice chair of the local board of zoning appeals, to serve as the board's 5th District representative.

Schoonmaker, 60, replaces Richard Briggs, who stepped down last fall after winning the 7th District state Senate seat. He will hold the commission seat until the term expires at the end of August 2016.

The 5th District consists of the southwest corner of Knox County and includes Farragut and Concord.

The commission unanimously picked Schoonmaker from a pool of seven candidates who interviewed during a specially called public meeting Monday at the City County Building.

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