White sworn in as Shamokin Code Officer

Shamokin Mayor John Brown, second left, swears in Christopher White, second from right, during Monday evening’s special council meeting. White is the city’s new code officer. At left is Director of Public Safety and acting Code Officer Scott Roughton. White’s wife, Lisa, right, holds the Bible for her husband.

SHAMOKIN — At a special meeting held Monday evening at Mill Road Square, Shamokin City Council announced the hiring of a new code enforcement officer. Following a brief executive session, Christopher White was officially sworn into the position, with his wife, Lisa, by his side, as he took the oath of office from Mayor John Brown.

The terms of White’s hiring — a base salary of $32,000 annually with a $1 per hour raise at the end of his six-month probationary period, effective immediately — was unanimously approved by council members via roll call vote.

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