Consider This: New City Council sworn in Wednesday

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - Wednesday morning the Lubbock City Council swears in Juan Chadis from District 1 and Shelia Patterson-Harris representing District 2. They join Mayor Dan Pope and District 4 Councilman Steve Massengale as four new members of our seven member council.

I congratulate our new council members and wish them the best.

The council faces serious challenges bringing LP&L online with ERCOT, hiring a new city manager and reducing city indebtedness.

Consider sure that you communicate your views to your council representative. Let them know what you consider important.

We'll be watching the new council and will make you aware of their votes.

And if they don't listen to you, email me and let us know about it.

Because representative government works best when all of us are informed and involved.

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