Thursday, October 29, 2015

Mayor Irma T. Gordon First Year in Office Reflections

Chief Kazerooni, Councilwoman Irma Clines,
Mayor Irma T. Gordon, Councilman Callihan
Kentwood, Louisiana- Mayor Irma T. Gordon became the first elected female mayor of the Town of Kentwood, Louisiana. The first year went by very fast and Mayor Gordon and the Town Council has accomplished many task. However she feel there is so much work yet to be done. You can find Mayor Gordon at the Town City Hall five days a week. Although she served on the Town Council for two decades. So serving the citizens of Kentwood is something that she knows all about.

"We will continue to work to improve our town", she said. One thing that Mayor Gordon has address is the blighted properties on Main Street. The town had already started demolition on some of the building that was falling down. "We now have Walmart's and a new medical clinic," said Mayor Gordon. "We're looking at attracting more businesses to our town," Gordon said.  The Mayor invites the citizens of Kentwood to attend the monthly Town Meeting every first Thursday of the month.

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