The Town of Gardiner now has a mother/daughter team volunteering on the Parks and Recreation Committee. New member Toni Benevento, whose experiences working as a planner in Springdale, Utah, at the gateway to Zion National Park, were profiled in these pages in January, has recruited her mom, Trish Benevento, to assist on the committee as well. Both their appointments were formalized at the April 6 Gardiner Town Board meeting. Toni’s term will expire in 2024, Trish’s term in 2025.
At the same meeting, Open Space Committee member Tara Hoey was reappointed for a new term that will end in 2026. The hiring of Bruce Terwilliger as Gardiner’s new full-time building inspector/code enforcement officer was also approved on April 6. As Terwilliger steps in, current BI/CEO Andy Lewis will step down to part-time status, according to town supervisor Marybeth Majestic.