For the second time in the last four years, Daphne resident Angie Phillips has been voted to be the new member of the Daphne City Council following the ascension of Councilman Joe Davis from the city council to the District 2 Baldwin County Commission seat in Nov.
Three candidates interviewed with the Daphne City Council last week - Phillips, former Baldwin County Commissioner Jonathan Armstrong and resident Bo Tucker - to fill the District 7 city council position. Armstrong and Tucker each received one vote while Phillips received the necessary four to obtain a majority.
Phillips first served on the council starting Sept. 2015, when Davis abruptly resigned following the rejection of pre-zoning and annexation for the parcel of land that has become the Daphne Innovation and Science Complex (DISC) project.
Phillips completed the remainder of Davis’ term, which expired at the end of 2016. Davis re-ran and won the position in the 2016 municipal election.
Phillips has lived in Daphne since 1993 and teaches art at Spanish Fort High School.