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Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Jennifer Mayo Appointed to Borough Council

Planning Commission member Jennifer Mayo has been appointed to Borough Council, taking the seat of Michael Handwerk who resigned his position in January. From The Phoenix:

Phoenixville Borough Council appointed Jennifer Mayo as its newest member Tuesday night with a vote of 4-3, filling the seat recently vacated with the resignation of Councilman Michael Handwerk.

Members Marc Reber, David Gautreau and Kendrick Buckwalter voted against the appointment of Mayo.

Council President Richard Kirkner said members had three candidates vie for the middle ward seat, with Mayo coming out on top.

Mayo has been an “active member” in borough government, serving for four years as a member on the borough’s planning commission, a year as a planning commission representative on the Historical Architectural Review Board and a member of the economic development committee, Kirkner said.

“She has a good understanding of what government can and can’t do,” Kirkner said.

Read the full article here.

Congratulations and good luck to Jennifer with her new position.

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