Tammi Ledley, a 12-year Hampstead resident, was sworn into office by Mayor Chris Nevin at the council meeting.
Ledley has a background in economic development with the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development, and she said she looks forward to assisting the Hampstead Main Street Revitalization project that is slated to begin next spring.
"I'm very excited about the opportunity, especially since I live in Hampstead," she
"The town of Hampstead is growing more economically, which is my field of expertise, and it is every exciting to get involved in my hometown."
Nevin said that Ledley
stood out among several other candidates during interviews in July.
will begin her
first official day on the job on Monday, Aug. 18.