Rocky Mount Town Council has chosen Mr. Ralph Casey to fill the council seat left vacant by former council member Bobby Cundiff. Cundiff stepped down on February 8 for undisclosed reasons after more than 14 years on council.
Casey will complete the remainder of Cundiff’s four-year term which expires May 2022.
Casey retired from Appalachian Power in 2008 after more than 35 years with the company and lives in town with his wife, Leola. They have 4 grown children and 5 grandchildren.
“I am excited to step in and get to work.” Mayor Steve Angle is appreciative that Casey is on board, “We were thrilled to have someone of Mr.
Casey’s caliber available to serve the town in this capacity. He will be a welcome addition.”
Town council held a special called meeting on Wednesday, February 17 to discuss filling the vacant seat. Following that meeting, an additional special called meeting was held on Monday, February 22 to formally vote to fill the seat with Mr. Casey. Casey’s first council meeting will be March 8.
Below is the Youtube Video of the meeting.