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By Brian Hess
Staff Writer 

Martinsburg Swears in Officials for Another Year

M-burg Chooses Dickson as President


January 9, 2020

Magisterial District Judge Andrew Blattenberger gives the oath of office to recently elected Martinsburg officials Monday night, Jan. 6. Sworn in were (from left): Richard A. Brantner Sr., mayor; P. Robert Dickson, council; Charles E. Kensinger, council; Darin B. Meck, council; and David L. Harker, Council. Dickson was named president of the borough council later that evening.

Martinsburg Borough Council elected a new president during its reorganizational meeting Monday, Jan. 6.

P. Robert Dickson will lead the council in 2020. He was nominated by Durban D. Metzler, which was seconded by Charles E. Kensinger. Dickson was the lone nomination for council president.

Dickson replaces Connie S. Lamborn as leader of council. Lamborn, who served as president of council 10 of her 12 years of service, did not seek re-election in 2019.

"I will do my best to keep things running smoothly," Dickson said. "Please bare with me, this is something new for me."

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