Matt plans to keep moving Clermont forward


After serving as a member of the Clermont council of 22 years, Jim Matt is stepping into a new role as the community’s mayor on Jan. 1, 2014. Matt’s vacant seat will be open for an individual to petition for the position or someone will be appointment by the council. (LeAnn Larson photo)



Matt plans to keep moving Clermont forward

Becky Walz
News Editor


Not once in his 22 years of service has Clermont mayor-elect Jim Matt regretted being a member of the city council that serves the small northeast Iowa community.

“When I started, we didn’t have the budget we have now,” noted Matt, who has been employed at Bodensteiner Implement in Clermont since 1974. “And nowadays budgets are more detailed than ever with various categories to be accounted for.”

For the complete story, see the December 18 issue of The Elgin Echo or click here.



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