Two appointed to city school board

Published 4:52 pm Tuesday, August 25, 2020

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Franklin’s City Council voted 5-2 on Monday to appoint Tanya Smith as the Ward 3 representative to the city school board.

The dissenting votes came from Councilmen Mark Kitchen and Greg McLemore.

Smith succeeds former school board Vice Chairwoman Andrea Hall-Leonard, who stepped down at the end of June after completing three consecutive three-year terms, the maximum allowed under the City Code.

The Council then voted, this time unanimously, to appoint Jerry McCreary to the Ward 6 seat. He succeeds Jessica Grant-Banks, who abruptly resigned during a school board work session in early June.