Edna DeVries

Edna DeVries attended her final Palmer City Council meeting as mayor Tuesday, Nov. 9.

Tuesday was Edna DeVries’ last city council meeting and it was mostly upbeat with the city’s finances in good shape and Palmer’s small businesses reporting increased sales and confidence.

Devries is to be sworn in as new mayor at the Matanuska-Susitna Borough Nov. 16 and starts work there Nov. 22. “It’s been a privilege to be Palmer’s mayor the last five years. I appreciate the support of the council and the city’s staff, and I am looking forward t what we can accomplish at the borough,” DeVries said.

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