New council members take oaths of office

Published: Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at 12:51 PM.

Sloan was re-elected to the city council by 52 votes, coming in first in the citywide election results and securing a two-year term on the council.

Shawn Sanders earned 46 votes, which also got him a two-year term as councilman.

John W. “Tray” Hawkins III came in third with 42 votes, which means he’ll serve a one-year term. Hawkins previously served on the Vernon council.

In other business, the council also re-appointed Sloan as president and member Joey Brock as vice-president.

The council approved the use of the community center on May 4 for the Miss Vernon Pageant and approved the use of the community center on May 30 for Project Graduation.

The council also set the date of the Miss Firecracker Pageant, which will be held on June 29.

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