Montgomery City Council swears in May election winners

Montgomery City Council swore in its newly elected council members, who all won as incumbents in the May race.

Montgomery City Council swore in its newly elected council members, who all won as incumbents in the May race.

Jon Bickford, T.J. Wilkerson and Tom Cronin were sworn in as members of the Montgomery City Council during the council's action meeting May 14.

Bickford, who ran unopposed as the incumbent, is serving in Place 1.

Wilkerson, who won the election as an incumbent, is serving in Place 3.

Cronin was also an incumbent after being appointed to fill Place 5 after former council member Dave McCorquodale resigned Oct. 9 to be the new assistant city administrator.

In other news May 14, council also chose to elect a mayor pro tem for a one-year term. Wilkerson was unanimously selected for the second year in a row, according to Montgomery City Administrator Jack Yates.
By Jules Rogers
Originally from the Pacific Northwest, Jules Rogers has been covering community journalism and urban trade news since 2014. She moved to Houston in June 2018 to become an editor with Community Impact Newspaper after four years of reporting for various newspapers affiliated with the Portland Tribune in Oregon, including two years at the Portland Business Tribune. Before that, Jules spent time reporting for the Grants Pass Daily Courier in Southern Oregon. Her favorite beats to cover are business, economic development and urban planning.


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