Hope Mayor Steve Montgomery congratulates retiring Mayor Dennis Ramsey at a reception held Tuesday February 21st at Hope's City Hall. Mayor Ramsey is believed to hold the record for longest service on the Hope City Board at 38 years. Mayor Montgomery read mayoral proclamations honoring Ramsey and retiring city director Willie Walker at the reception. Both retired officials were presented with a framed depiction of the city seal which had been signed by all the city employees. A large crowd turned out to honor the public servants.
Retiring City Board member Willie Walker receives a jacket honoring his service on the city board as well as a signed, framed, city seal featuring the signatures of the city employees.