Gleason swears in elected officials

Gleason swears in elected officials
Mayor Diana Poole and a new slate of aldermen were sworn in to office at Gleason City Hall Nov. 25.  Poole is Gleason’s first female mayor, having served as vice mayor for the past eight years. 
After being inducted by City Recorder Angela Hunt, Poole administered the oath of office to returning alderman and new Vice Mayor Jerry S. Connell.  Connell also serves as chief of Gleason’s fire department. 
Gleason’s new Board of Aldermen has strong business credentials.  Returning to the board is Alderman Michael Ray “Moose” Morris, fourth-generation owner of the Gleason Superette.  New Alderwoman Kris Morse runs her family’s Gleason City Drugstore, and new Alderman Charles Bookout has decades experience with the Bank of Gleason.   All expressed enthusiasm for working together for the betterment of the town.
Their four-year terms started Monday. The next board meeting is Dec. 13.
Published in The WCP 12.4.12

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