Brentwood Aldermen Sworn In, Departing Members Recognized

Three first-time aldermen and one incumbent were sworn in at Monday's meeting.

Following a sometimes-tumultuous aldermanic race in Brentwood's Ward 1, a close one in Ward 4, and two uncontested races, the four aldermen were sworn in.

City administrator Bola Akande read the certified election results, then Maureen Saunders (Ward 1), Cindy Manestar (Ward 2), Andy Leahy (Ward 3) and Patrick Toohey (Ward 4) were sworn in, and walked behind the platform and took their seats.

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Barbara Clements was recognized for her 19 years as alderman, and Mike Marshall for his 11 years of service.

Lorraine Krewson couldn't make the meeting because of illness, so her daughters accepted the recognition for her. Krewson was city clerk for 30 years before she became alderman for Ward 4.


Jim Malone April 17, 2012 at 02:02 PM
Barb Clements has been a great alderwoman, is a great neighbor and a friend. Thank you Barb for everything you have done. Jim and Kay Malone
w.t. nolan April 17, 2012 at 07:08 PM
Barb Clements has been a friendly, highly visible and attentive alderperson. Her political career would have taken off but for the guy in her life who (its rumored) once contemplated legal action against John F. Kennedy Jr. for using his name on a magazine. Good luck Barb! WT Nolan
Jeff April 23, 2012 at 03:48 PM
Thank God there is some new blood on the city council! It is a shame that two of them were re-elected without a challenge. They should all be thrown out.
Jeff April 23, 2012 at 03:49 PM
I am thrilled that Maureen was elected. She was the spark that helped begin the process of cleaning up city hall. I am sure Mayor Kelly is thrilled.....


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