Mount Vernon mayor highlights accomplishments in State of the City address
The mayor of Mount Vernon delivered her State of the City address and highlighted accomplishments after a year of obstacles.
Mayor Shawn Patterson Howard emphasized her desire to keep Mount Vernon's only hospital open and just the way it is.
She also talked about the Mount Vernon Police Department's ongoing process of changing its culture by instituting more transparency.
She says the city is now mapping potholes and fixing bridges.
Also touched on, Mount Vernon currently has the highest sales tax growth in the state.