Along with 2012, a new fiscal year for the Town of East Hampton will be ushered in on Tuesday morning as two new council people take their seats at the dais.
will take their seats. Elected for four year terms, the Democrats will join a majority Republican board consisting of Town Supervisor , Councilwoman Theresa Quigley, and Dominick Stanzione.
, who have served on the town's planning and zoning boards, are replacing Julia Prince and Pete Hammerle, both of whom did not seek re-election. They were both Democrats.
Hammerle, who served four terms, after being screened by the Democratic committee earlier this year. He served as Acting Supervisor for a short time when then supervisor Bill McGintee resigned in October 2009 following financial mismanagement that resulted in the town being in debt $27 million and charges being filed against budget officer Ted Hults.
Prince, a former town code enforcement officer, served just one term, helping steer the town through the financial problems early in her appointment.
Both were thanked for their dedication to the town in a town board meeting last month.
Overby and Van Scoyoc will be sworn in during an in East Hampton Town Hall on Tuesday at 10 a.m. A regular work session will follow at 11 a.m.
Quigley is not expected to be in attendance on Tuesday due to a trip overseas.