Council Appoints Cyril Burke Jr.To Vacant Seat In Norristown

Location of Norristown in Montgomery County

Location of Norristown in Montgomery County (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

NORRISTOWN ­­— Cyril Burke Jr. was unanimously appointed by council Friday night to temporarily fill the at-large council seat vacated by former Councilman Dwayne Royster.

Burke has served on the Norristown Municipal Waste Authority for the past four years.  He and his wife, Donna, have resided in Norristown for the past six years.

Burke is a retired Census Office manager who managed the federal Census office in Norristown from 2009 to 2010, according to his resume.  He was the chief operations officer/director of Encapsulation Systems Inc. in Havertown from 2001 to 2008.

He was the co-owner and operator of the Savannah Restaurant in Hartford, Conn. from 1997 to 2001.  He was the managing director of investments at Connecticut Innovations Inc. in Rocky Hill, Conn. from 1990 to 1996.

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