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Governor appoints 2 to zoning board

GOVERNOR Ralph DLG Torres has appointed former Indigenous Affairs Executive Director Ignacio DLG Demapan and Joeten-Kiyu Public Library budget analyst Vincent P. Sablan to the Commonwealth Zoning Board.

Demapan will serve the remaining term of former Zoning Board Chairman Diego C. Blanco while Sablan will continue the term of George Fleming on the board.

The courtesy resignations of Blanco and Fleming two months ago were accepted by the governor.

In his letter to Saipan and Northern Islands Legislative Delegation Chairman John Paul P. Sablan, the governor said he is confident that Demapan and Vincent P. Sablan “will devote their time and effort on this important board.”

Vincent P. Sablan is the brother while Demapan is the uncle of the delegation chairman.

The delegation’s Committee on Judiciary & Governmental Operations Chairman Joel C. Camacho scheduled a public hearing on the nominations of Demapan and Vincent Sablan for April 17, in the House chamber at 10 a.m.

The three other zoning board members who were retained by the governor are former Rep. Mario Taitano, Joe Ayuyu Jr., and Patrick Reyes.