Matt Kelly Announces Re-Election Run

by | Feb 23, 2016 | Government

By Susan Larson. Photo of Matt Kelly by WFVA News Director and Town Talk Host Ted Schubel.

Fredericksburg City Councilman Matt Kelly announced on Town Talk this week that he will seek re-election in 2016.

“There are issues that will set the tone for the final development of the city and I would like to be part of that process,” Kelly told WFVA News Director and Town Talk Host Ted Schubel.

Kelly cited the new Strategic Economic Development Plan, the hiring of an Historic Resources Planner, and transportation as important topics facing Fredericksburg. He is the longest serving member on the Fredericksburg Area Metropolitan Planning Organization, which oversees federal transportation projects.

Fredericksburg City Council is composed of a mayor and six council members. The mayor and two council members are elected at-large, and the remaining four council members are elected to represent one of four wards. Council members are elected for four-year terms. Elections are held in May of even-numbered years. The May 3, 2016, election will be for the mayor and the two at-large council members.

Current Council
Mary Katherine Greenlaw, Mayor
Bradford C. Ellis, Ward 1
William C. Withers, Jr., Ward 2
Timothy P. Duffy, Ph.D., Ward 3
Charlie L. Frye, Jr., Ward 4
Kerry P. Devine, At-Large
Matthew J. Kelly, At-Large

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