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New Board Chair for the Thompson-Nicola Regional District elected.

Ken Gillis was the only director nominated and was named board chair at yesterday's inaugural meeting.

He has been the Area L director since 2011.

Gillis says "the never-ending threat of bio-solids" will be the first big issue the board has to tackle.

"It may be inevitable that land-application goes ahead. In that case, I would be hoping to see is very, very strict regulation on how, and where it is supplied."

Area O director Bill Kershaw was named the board's vice-chair, and like Gillis he was the only person nominated for that role.


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