Council President Richard A. Penta has announced his sub-committee assignments for 2012.
The council has added a new committee this year – the gaming committee, which will play an important role if Suffolk Downs is designated as a casino site.
The entire council membership will serve on the gaming committee and Penta will be the chairman.
The two freshmen members of the council were named sub-committee chairpersons – Jessica Giannino heads up the youth, parks and recreation committee, while Brian Arrigo is the chairman of the legislative affairs committee.
The complete list of committee assignments is as follows:
Ways & Means – Chairman John Powers, Arthur Guinasso, Steve Reardon, Charles Patch, and Anthony Zambuto.
Zoning – Chairman Steve Reardon, John Correggio, Arthur Guinasso, Charles Patch, and Anthony Zambuto.
Economic Development & Planning – Chairman Anthony Zambuto, Brian Arrigo, John Correggio, Charles Patch, and John Powers.
Public Safety & Public Works – Chairman Charles Patch, Brian Arrigo, John Correggio, Steve Reardon, Ira Novoselsky, John Powers, and Anthony Zambuto.
Elder Affairs – Chairman Robert Haas, Jessica Giannino, Ira Novoselsky, Steve Reardon, and Arthur Guinasso.
Veterans Affairs – Chairman Ira Novoselsky, Robert Haas, Charles Patch, John Correggio, and Anthony Zambuto.
Appointments – Chairman Arthur Guinasso, John Correggio, John Powers, Ira Novoselsky, and Steve Reardon.
Youth, Parks & Recreation – Chairperson Jessica Giannino, Brian Arrigo, Robert Haas, Ira Novoselsky and Steve Reardon.
Legislative Affairs – Chairman Brian Arrigo, John Powers, Steve Reardon, Anthony Zambuto and Jessica Giannino.