McCOOK, Nebraska -- Red Willow County, Nebraska, commissioner Earl McNutt of McCook was elected this morning to his 11th term as chairman of the county board of commissioners.
McNutt was first elected to the board of commissioners as District 1 representative in 1998 and ran unopposed for re-election in 2010. His fellow commissioners voted him chairman in January 2001.
During the commissioners' weekly meeting and the board's annual reorganization today, Steve Downer was elected vice chairman of the commissioners' board and chairman of the board of equalization. New District 3 commissioner Vesta Dack was elected vice chair of the board of equalization.
McNutt will serve as chairman of the Noxious Weed Control Authority; Dack will be vice chair.