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Council extends city manager’s contract
Proclaims 2019 Year of Camden Military Academy
CMA at City Council
Surrounded by staff and cadets, Camden Military Academy Headmaster Col. Eric Boland (center) accepts a framed copy of a proclamation by Camden City Council naming all of 2019 as “The Year of Camden Military Academy” from Mayor Alfred Mae Drakeford as other members of city council look on from behind. - photo by Gee Whetsel
Camden City Council voted to “continue the employment” of City Manager Mel Pearson during its Tuesday evening meeting. Council entered into a brief executive session near the end of its meeting to discuss Pearson’s contract and upon returning to open session, voted unanimously to approve a resolution authorizing the mayor to execute an employment agreement with Pearson.