Carolyn Wallace Dee voted in as new mayor of Truckee
December 4, 2009
TRUCKEE, Calif. and#8212; With an audience full of family members watching, Carolyn Wallace Dee was unanimously voted in Thursday as Truckeeand#8217;s new mayor.
Truckee Town Council also unanimously elected Richard Anderson into the vice-mayor position after council member Joan Jones declined the nomination. Outgoing Mayor Mark Brown was presented with a plaque and thanked for his time service.
and#8220;Thank you for your leadership and#8212; it will be hard to follow,and#8221; Dee said.
and#8220;Youand#8217;ve had a wonderful demeanor on the dais and have been a wonderful listener,and#8221; Anderson said.
Former mayor Maia Schneider commented on Truckeeand#8217;s method of rotating through mayors on the council.
and#8220;This is as close as we come to an inauguration,and#8221; Schneider said. and#8220;Thanks to all five of you for your commitment to the town and the quality of work that you do.and#8221;
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Brown reflected on his time as mayor.
and#8220;Iand#8217;d like to thank everyone who voted for me and#8212; I wish everyone had the chance to sit up here and learn about local government,and#8221; Brown said.