Thursday, January 10, 2013
Both were re-elected to a fourth term on the Woodbury City Council in the 2012 election.
Amy Scoggins and Paul Rebholz were sworn in during Wednesday night’s Woodbury City Council meeting at City Hall. They finished 1-2 in the council voting in the fall 2012 election and are beginning their fourth terms on the council. “We’re happy to have them back for another term,” Mayor Mary Giuliani Stephens said. Like Patch on Facebook | Follow us on Twitter | Sign up for our free newsletter
It was a packed house Wednesday at City Hall as three new officers were sworn in.
One whose brother is on the force. Another who grew up in Woodbury and was a member of the city’s police and fire explorer programs. The third coming with rave reviews from a nearby department—and her husband was watching online from Afghanistan. Three new Woodbury police officers were sworn in during Wednesday night’s City Council meeting. Dozens of friends and family members, along with public safety personnel, were on hand for the ceremony. The new officers are Brett Roddy, Garrett Kissner and Caitlin Jaworski. They were chosen from a field of more than 200 applicants, said Public Safety Chief Lee Vague. Roddy comes from a public safety family, Vague said, and has a brother in the Woodbury department. Kissner, was hired as a community …
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
The DFLer was sworn in Tuesday for her first term in the state Legislature.
State Rep. JoAnn Ward was officially sworn in Tuesday as the 88th Legislative Session convened at the State Capitol. Ward, who represents parts of Woodbury, Oakdale, Landfall and Maplewood, is serving her first term. She lives in Woodbury. “I’m ready to get to work,” Ward said in a statement. “I intend to focus my attention on building an economy with a strong, growing middle class, and improving our schools so that each of our children has opportunities for success.” Lawmakers this session will have to address a $1.1 billion budget shortfall. When the money still owed to schools and inflation is included the shortfall rises to more than $3 billion, according to a release from her office. “It’s clear that we have a difficult road ahead, …
Thursday, January 12, 2012
Adam Sack was sworn in during Wednesday night’s Woodbury Council meeting.
Woodbury once again has its full compliment of police officers after Adam Sack* was sworn in during Wednesday night’s City Council meeting. Sack, a Woodbury community-service officer (CSO) for the past two years, secured the job ahead of about 300 other applicants, said Public Safety Chief Lee Vague. Vague joked that the carpet in front of his office was worn thin by officers offering their support for Sack during the hiring process. “Subtle hints like: hire that guy,” Vague said. Sack, 27, told Patch that he’s looking forward to being a full-fledged officer, though he still has some training ahead of him. He said his time as a CSO gives him advantage in that he already knows the landscape of the city and has been engaged with residents. …