Recent Examples of councilwoman from the Web
Barry was elected mayor in 2015, after serving as a city councilwoman for eight years.
Mayor-elect LaToya Cantrell, as councilwoman, originally proposed changing the commercial short-term rental designations in mixed-use zoning districts.
Elaine Browne, former leader of the Black Panther Party, was recently awarded more than $4 million by a Northern California jury, stemming from what was determined to be an assault by an Oakland councilwoman in 2015.
And last year a city councilwoman in Wisconsin was banned from breastfeeding at her seat, which hindered her from doing her job.
According to the Federal Election Commission, the field includes five other people, including a Salt Lake City councilwoman and a Marine Corps veteran.
Meeting with @PhillyMayor, councilwoman @MariaQSanchez and State Rep. Ángel Cruz to talk about the needs of the Puerto Rican who sought shelter in Philadelphia due to Hurricane Maria and the need of approving the Direct Lease Program.
In late May, two councilwomen offer the Hayes family the floor of the council’s chambers for two hours.
The award is named for Norine Sigafoose, a FACT board member and former Carlsbad city councilwoman who was partially paralyzed after an auto accident.
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Definition of councilwoman for English Language Learners
: a woman who is a member of a council
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