Archive for January, 2009

Saying public officials have a responsibility to “conduct ourselves in a professional and optimistic way” as the nation forges its way through the current down economy, Robert Brownell took the oath of office to begin his third term on the Polk County Board of Supervisors.

Brownell, a Clive Republican, and E.J. Giovannetti, an Urbandale Republican, were administered the oath of office by Judge Arthur Gamble in the Board of Supervisors meeting room.

Brownell said he is looking forward to working with his colleagues on theĀ  five-member board to exercise fiscal responsibility with the taxpayers’ dollars and encourage continued economic growth.

“I’m looking forward to a great year,” Brownell said.


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