Sandra Clements Appointed to Fill Jacobs-Jones Council PositionClosed Interview Process DisputedHuntington News
Appointed to Fill Jacobs-Jones Council PositionClosed Interview Process Disputed
...Sandra Clements, coordinator of Disabled Student Services at Marshall and vice president for Huntington Area Habitat for Humanity received seven votes (Adkins, Black, Ferrell, Kent, Loudermilk, and Caserta).
, a life-long resident of District V, said, "It's an honor to fulfill Brandi's term of office.
...Clements, who attended catholic schools for twelve years and has two degrees from Marshall, spoke of the serious drug and prostitution problem in her district.She
praised police chief Skip Holbrook for "walking the neighborhoods" and "taking to the people," adding that "we need to look at programs for people who want to get off drugs and move prostitutes to another business."
In addition, Clements
embraced the Artisan Avenue project as having the potential "to set off a whole wave of people buying property in the community."She
attributed a part of the district's dilapidated housing issues to "people dying and there are not people to come in, take over the houses, and maintain them."
Once taking the oath of office, she
first vote in favor of an amendment to the proposed B & O Tax Incentive and then voted in favor of placing the "shall a new charter be framed by representatives of the people" on the Nov. 4, 2008 ballot.