Macon City Council members chose leaders of their committees Monday.
Tom Ellington will be chairman of the Appropriations Committee. Virgil Watkins will be vice chairman.
Lauren Benedict will be chairwoman of the Community Resources and Development Committee. Charles Jones will be vice chairman.
Jones will also be chairman of the Employee Development and Compensation Committee. Benedict will be vice chairwoman.
Rick Hutto will be chairman of the Public Properties Committee. Frank Tompkins will be vice chairman.
Watkins will return as chairman of the Public Safety Committee, with new council member Henry Gibson serving as vice chairman.
Lonnie Miley will be chairman of the Public Works and Engineering Committee, and Henry Ficklin will serve as vice chairman.