Mildred Lanier-Reed steps down from Pelham City Council

Published 4:46 pm Tuesday, January 9, 2024

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By NOAH WORTHAM | Staff Writer

PELHAM – After seven years serving as a member of the Pelham City Council, Mildred Lanier-Reed is stepping down.

Lanier-Reed announced that she was stepping down from seat five on the Pelham City Council on Monday, Jan. 8 due to a change in residency.

“This decision was not made lightly but with deep prayer,” she said. “I am truly grateful to my husband and family who have prayed with me about this decision as I sought the leading of the Spirit of God.”

Lanier-Reed was sworn in to place five on the City Council on Monday, Nov. 2, 2020 after a successful reelection. Lanier has resided in Pelham since 2008 and has served the city for 13 years.

“Councilwoman Lanier-Reed’s commitment to Pelham has been unwavering, and her contributions have made a lasting impact on our city,” read an official Facebook post by the city of Pelham. “ Please join us in wishing her the best as she begins this next chapter.”