Nc'town Mayor's Court Magistrate appointedWilliam CasteelNewcomerstown NewsPending the preliminary process, Newcomerstown will soon have Mayor's Court back in session. Following a brief executive session Dec. 6, Mayor Steve Guy appointed Patrick DeBoer as magistrate for Mayor's Court. DeBoer, a local attorney will begin his duty as magistrate, following completion of an additional required law course. DeBoer has been a practicing attorney for the past 10 years, having graduated from the University of Akron's School of Law. He is the son of former attorney Pat Byard Tarr, who retired in 2003. DeBoer said he is "looking forward to serving the citizens of my hometown. I plan to give it my very best effort." DeBoer resides in the Newcomerstown area, and has his office at 232 N. Bridge St. and an additional office in Canton. DeBoer said he feels Mayor's Court is a beneficial endeavor in regards to retention of money for the village. He said his specialty in practice is "to assist my clients in retaining their hard earned assets, keeping the money where it rightfully belongs and assist with planning for their future years."At this time, pending plans are for Mayor's Court to be held in the Newcomerstown Senior Citizen's building, which is a handicapped accessible facility. Other business discussed by village council during the Dec. 6 meeting included:* Second reading was given for ordinance of approving an agreement with Tuscarawas County Jail to house inmates at $50 per day, including meals.* Second reading was given to the ordinance to approve a renewal agreement for indigent defense services to be provided by the Tuscarawas County Court at a cost of $10,133.* A first reading was given for an ordinance to terminate the Enterprise Zone agreement with 3-D Diamond Tooling.* First reading was given for an ordinance regarding additional license plate fees for local residents at $10 per year.* The village of Newcomerstown will observe the Christmas holidays Dec. 23-Dec. 24. The village offices will be closed on these two days and resume services Monday, Dec. 27.Council's next meeting will be Monday, Dec. 20 at 7 p.m. at the David Barber Civic Center in Newcomerstown.