New Bowie mayor wants city council to ‘listen’ to citizens


New Bowie Mayor Larry Slack says he felt it was time for the city council to “listen to the community,” so he decided to throw his hat into the ring.

Running uncontested, Slack has plunged head-first into the position meeting with city staff members and department heads to get a close-up look at city operations.

As he took the oath of office last Tuesday night, he thanked outgoing Mayor Gene Brown for allowing him to get an early start. Read the full feature in the mid-week News. Pictured, new Mayor Larry Slack pictured with his grandchildren after he was sworn in last week. (Photo by Barbara Green)