Mayor Tomlinson says leaders are building a city where millennials can thrive – Alabama News

Mayor Tomlinson says leaders are building a city where millennials can thrive – Alabama News

Mayor Teresa Tomlinson looked toward the future Thursday while speaking to a group of young professionals at the Columbus Museum.

Sitting in the room were about 75 people who attended her 28th “Let’s Talk with the Mayor” forum. Event sponsors included the Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals, Urban League Young Professionals, Young Art Patrons and Young Lawyers Division. City department heads, public safety and other personnel also attended.

“Obviously, there’s a theme there,” the mayor said, acknowledging the young sponsors of the event “These folks are our future leaders. They’re the ones that are going to be running for office. They’re the ones that are going to help us craft solutions for some of the challenges we face today and certainly challenges we’ll have in the near future. So we thought how appropriate to get them involved in this civic conversation that we have on a quarterly basis.”

Before entertaining questions, Tomlinson commended city emergency management, public safety and public works personnel, as well as other city and community…

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