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City Council Member – Sally Brashaw, 6th Ward


Sally Brashaw
1870 Indian Springs Court
Phone: 815-499-7400
Email: sbrashaw

Appointed 2013 and Elected 2015
Term through May 2017

Elected for this term as Alderman for the 6th Ward, Sally Brashaw lives on Stewart Avenue with her husband Terry. The Brashaws have 6 children and 8 grandchildren. They are active members of St Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church and participate in several organizations in the community. Terry Brashaw is a firefighter/paramedic for the City of Freeport . Public safety is, of course, paramount in the Brashaw household.

Sally has worked with the people of Freeport in many ventures. She has managed rental real estate for 18 years. She also serves as Commissioner for Freeport Housing Authority and feels she is the voice for most working class in the city. Sally realizes that the people of Freeport seek safe homes, better jobs, and a good school system. She has worked hard on helping with the cause to make this better.

Alderman Brashaw's biggest concern is that of moving Freeport forward, out of this recession, and into a better economic climate. She acknowledges that the mayor, staff and council must work hard together to balance the budget and to pay the bills on a currently shrinking tax-base. She says: “By the Grace of God, we can continue to work well as a new Council, and keep sound perspectives for the good of Freeport."

Sally was a Freeport City Planning Commissioner for almost 4 years. An active member, she served 5 years on the Freeport Area Landlord's Association Board including 2 years as President. She is a member of Illinois Rental Property Owners Association (IRPOA) and in the past, has served as North West Area Representative. Alderman Sally Brashaw is a current member of The Chamber of Commerce, a past attendee of Candidate School and currently attends Freeport Civilian Police Academy.

Sally Brashaw was originally appointed to fulfill a term March, 2013 that ended in May of 2015. In 2015, she was elected for a two year term that will end in May 2017.

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