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New mayor wants city to focus on economic development, healthcare


January 17, 2017

Mayor: Greg Mahler

As Sweet Home’s new mayor, Greg Mahler sees his role as a mentor to a young City Council, and he wants to increase Sweet Home’s economic development efforts and improve Sweet Home’s healthcare infrastructure.

The council elected him to the position during its regular meeting on Jan. 10.

He succeeds Jim Gourley whose term expired Dec. 31.

Mahler, who has served as president pro tem for the past two years, nominated himself for the position. Councilor Jeff Goodwin nominated Councilor Diane Gerson. The council voted 4-3 to appoint Mahler. Mahler received votes from Dave Trask, Lisa Go...

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