LYNCHBURG, Va. – During the first meeting of the newly elected Lynchburg City Council, the governing body had an important task before it, electing a new mayor.
Three council members Treney Tweedy, Mary Jane Dolan and Randy Nelson were nominated for the position.
Tweedy served as the council’s mayor for the 2018-2020 term.
Of those three, Dolan, who previously served as vice mayor, was elected mayor.
She was reelected to the council in May, winning 52% of the vote in her ward.
Beau Wright will serve as the city’s vice mayor.