Honoring a city volunteer

Mayor Jay Barber presents volunteer Don Johnson with a plaque honoring Johnson’s service to the community

The Seaside City Council recognized Don Johnson for his service to the city, with more than 20 years as a volunteer. Mayor Jay Barber delivered a plaque to Johnson Monday night “for someone we all know, love and appreciate.”

Johnson is former member of the Planning Commission, Improvement Commission, Transportation Advisory Commission, City Council, and a City Council president. “We really owe a great gift of thanks to Don for your service to our city,” Barber added.

“It’s been a privilege to serve with all of you and all the past councilors and past presidents and chairmen and past committee members, but I’d really like to honor my father for giving meg this opportunity o serve. He taught me how to serve. I thought I’d follow his legacy as best I could.”


R.J. Marx is editor of the Seaside Signal and Cannon Beach Gazette, and covers South County for The Daily Astorian. Reach him at 971-320-4557 or rmarx@seasidesignal.com.

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