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New District 1 Council member and Fire Chief seated Tuesday

Jenny Brown Short was appointed Tuesday morning to fill the vacant District 1 position on the Jasper City Council.
Short fills the seat previously held by Jed Dan-iel, who resigned last week after moving outside the city limits.
Short was officially sworn in as the new District 1 council member by municipal court Judge Jim Brakefield after council members unanimously voted to appoint her to the position. No other nominations for the position were made.
“Eleanor Roosevelt said, ‘Do one thing every day that scares you,’ and that’s what I’m doing today,”
Short said following Tuesday’s meeting. “I think anything that is ultimately worthwhile initially scares you to death, and that’s where I am.
”Short said she has already received great support from current council members.
“I think I have tremendous support and lots of depth and breadth of experience on the council. The learning curve will be steep, but I know they will help me,” she said. “There’s so many years of experience on the council, and I so appreciate that.
”Short said the support from and recommendation by Daniel was much appreciated. “I really appreciate Jed for recommending me, and it means a lot to have his trust and support,” she said.
Short said she had previously considered running for a seat on the city council, but “every time there was something going on that it just didn’t work out.
”Short had recently completed work with Jasper Main Street and the Walker County Health Action Partnership. “I think the timing is perfect,” she said. “I’m super excited about what positive impact I can have on the community.
”Short’s father, the late Jack Moore Brown, served as mayor of Jasper from 1970-1979.  (Read More)


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Mayor David O'Mary


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Located in northwest Alabama on Interstate Highway 22, Jasper is a thriving retail hub, center of growing industrial development and home to approximately 14,000 residents. Enjoying one of the top ranked education systems in the State of Alabama, ongoing renovated Park & Recreation programs and its close proximity to the outstanding recreation areas such as Smith Lake, Bankhead National Forest and the Warrior River makes it an attractive area for relocation. Mayor David O'Mary would like to welcome you to our city and web site.

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