Fredericksburg City Beat

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Pamela Gould reports on City Hall. You can reach her at 540-735-1972 or Robyn Sidersky reports on city schools. You can reach her at 540-374-5413 or

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Greenlaw, Devine, Kelly sworn in to City Council


Mary Katherine Greenlaw was sworn in as Fredericksburg’s next mayor this afternooon and  Matt Kelly and Kerry Devine were  sworn in as members of the City Council.

Council member Brad Ellis was elected as the city’s Vice-Mayor. Council member George Solley was also nominated, but Ellis beat him by one vote. Solley asked to make the nomination unanimous after the vote was taken.

Kathleen Dooley was appointed as the city attorney, Tonya Lacey was appointed as the clerk of the council and Brenda Martin was appointed deputy clerk of the Council.