Montgomery honored at final meeting as Decatur's mayor

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

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City council members and city employees presented outgoing mayor Bill Montgomery with a plaque for his service at Monday's city council meeting. Montgomery has served as mayor since 1996 and as alderman since 1982. Pictured from the left are city attorney Tom Smith, alderman Trip Lapham, alderman David Sutton, outgoing alderman Reagina Davis, mayor Bill Montgomery, alderman Sandy Duncan, outgoing alderman Linda Martin, alderman James Jessen, city administrative assistant Kim Wilkins and city recorder Leslie Haag.

City council members and city employees presented outgoing mayor Bill Montgomery with a plaque for his service at Monday's city council meeting. Montgomery has served as mayor since 1996 and as alderman since 1982. Pictured from the left are city attorney Tom Smith, alderman Trip Lapham, alderman David Sutton, outgoing alderman Reagina Davis, mayor Bill Montgomery, alderman Sandy Duncan, outgoing alderman Linda Martin, alderman James Jessen, city administrative assistant Kim Wilkins and city recorder Leslie Haag.
Photo by Janelle Jessen

City attorney Tom Smith presented Mayor Bill Montgomery with a plaque at Monday’s city council meeting, thanking him on behalf of council members and city employees for his years of service

Montgomery has served as Decatur’s mayor since 1996 and as an alderman since 1982. In addition to the plaque, Smith also gave Montgomery the minutes from the meetings in which he was installedcouncilman and mayor and recalled some of the experiences they have faced together.

“I want to thank you all. It was an honor to serve this community,” Montgomery said.

Montgomery’s wife, sister and children attended the meeting and were present for the ceremony.

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