BERLIN, Md. — Berlin voters elected Zack Tyndall to be their new mayor Tuesday in the course of the city’s municipal election.
Tyndall received the mayor’s seat by a large margin, profitable with 846 votes in comparison with 184 for present Mayor Gee Williams, in keeping with election outcomes from the city.
The sector for Berlin mayor was crowded this yr with 5 candidates competing for the place. Just one different candidate, Invoice Todd, acquired greater than 100 votes.
Tyndall’s marketing campaign for mayor was centered round rising transparency within the city’s price range course of and getting the neighborhood extra concerned within the Heron Park redevelopment venture.
The present councilman was additionally endorsed by the Coastal Affiliation of Realtors.
Tyndall beforehand served on the Berlin Mayor and Council because the councilman for District 2. He’ll now get replaced by Jack Orris Jr., who ran unopposed for the seat.
The At-large seat and District 3 council consultant had been additionally up for election throughout Tuesday’s election.
Within the At-large race Worcester County businessman Jay Knerr received over Tony Weeg by 111 votes, in keeping with election outcomes.
Knerr beforehand served on the Worcester County Planning Fee and the Berlin Board of Zoning Appeals. He additionally acquired help from present Maryland State Delegate Wayne Hartman, who represents Berlin.
Knerr will change Thom Gulyas because the city’s At-large consultant.
In District 3, Worcester County educator Shaneka Nichols received her race towards Daniel Packey by 158 votes.
Nichols campaigned on the concept of redeveloping the Flower Avenue multi-purpose constructing right into a neighborhood heart and rising the voice of the japanese portion of Berlin in city choices.
Nichols will take the seat being vacated by present Council Vice President Elroy Brittingham.