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Mayor and Councilmembers

The City of Rhome is a Type A - General Law city operating under the Aldermanic form of government. The term 'alderman' is often used interchangeably with the term city council, and the modern name of the Board of Alderman is the 'City Council'. The City Council is made up of the Mayor and five (5) Council Members; the Mayor does not vote except in the case of a tie. Council Members serve a two-year term of office.

Mayor Patricia Mitchell - Elected May 2022

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Mayor Pro-Tem Josh McCabe - Place 1
Josh served 8 years active duty in the Navy, Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) and previous VFW post surgeon. He  is a VFW Member and found of the Veterans Council Business Resource Group at Mercedes-Benz Financial Services where is is also employed as Title Support Specialist. He holds an Associates in Applied Science focusing on Criminal Justice from TCC.

Michelle Tye - Place 2
Michelle Tye was appointed to Place 2, on January 20, 2021, after a vacancy was made when Council Member Kenny Crenshaw resigned his position at the January 14, 2021 meeting. Place 2 was up for re-election in May of 2021 and Ms. Tye was re-elected at that time.

Elaine Priest - Place 3
Elaine Priest, Place 3
local, state and federal agencies. She holds a B.A. in Human Resources and a Master in Business Management.  Her areas of expertise include grant-writing, developing budgets, and strategic planning. She and her husband, Terry, have two sons and 10 grandchildren.

Kathy Konegni - Place 4 Elected May 2022

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Kasey Shumake - Place 5 Appointed January 2023
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Notice of All Public Meetings are posted to the City Calendar no later than 72 hours prior to the meeting.

City Council Meeting Schedule
Rhome City Council meetings are held the second and fourth Thursday of each month at the Rhome Community Center, 261 North School Road. To respect citizen's time, beginning Thursday, June 23, 2022, the meetings will start at 6 pm with Executive Session to follow immediately after.