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Dumfries Mayor Swear-In Set for Tuesday

By Potomac Local News May 7, 2012 5:59 am

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DUMFRIES, Va. – Virginia’s first town is ready to induct it’s new mayor.

On Tuesday, Mayor-elect Gerald “Jerry” Foreman will be sworn in as mayor of the small town. Interim Mayor Nancy West, who has served as interim mayor since the death of Mayor Fred Yohey in November, is expected to step down from the Town Council.

Other seats on the council are expected to change hands after July 1, when Dorothea Barr and Gwen P. Washington are expected to step down from the council. Washington did not seek reelection, but newcomer Helen Reynolds will take her seat on the council for the first time, and past council member Charles Brewer has once again been voted to the Council.

The swearing in ceremony will take place at 6 p.m. Tuesday at town hall.