The New Era - All about Sweet Home since 1929

By Sean C. Morgan
Of The New Era 

New City Councilor Diane Gerson says biggest need is focus


July 20, 2016

Diane Gerson

The Sweet Home City Council last week appointed Diane Gerson to serve the remaining five months of a term held by Bruce Hobbs, who resigned after moving outside the city limits.

The council appointed Gerson, 80, in a 5-0 decision during its regular meeting on July 12.

Council members interviewed a total of six applicants during a special meeting prior to its regular meeting to interview the candidates.

The others were Jan Hufford, Lisa Pye, Andrew Allen, Theresa Howard and DawnMarie Rogers.

The council rated each candidate. Mayor Jim Gourley said Gerson and Allen finished in a tie with...

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