Press Release- The Gillette City Council has selected Shawn Neary to fill the vacant Ward 1 seat. Mr. Neary was selected from a field of 11 candidates that were interviewed at the December 12th City Council Work Session. He will be appointed and sworn in at the January 2nd, 2018 Regular Meeting of the Gillette City Council.
The Ward 1 seat was vacated when Councilman Kevin McGrath resigned on November 13th after serving approximately one year of a 4-year term. Mr. Neary will serve until the General Election in 2018 when, by Wyoming State Statute, the seat will be up for election for a two-year term.
Shawn Neary is the Head Coach of the Gillette College Pronghorn Men’s Basketball team. He has lived in Gillette for nine years.