Brooklyn Iowa

Mayor & City Council

 

Meetings

- 6:00 pm

- First & Third Monday of Each Month 

- City of Brooklyn Council Chambers

  138 Jackson Street

  Brooklyn, IA 52211

FORM OF GOVERNMENT

- The City of Brooklyn has a Mayor - Council form of government

- The Mayor is elected to a two year term. All councilmen are elected to staggering four year terms.

As the policy makers, the city council passes resolutions and ordinances, approves the budget, approves citizens to boards, and hires the City Clerk and City Treasurer.

 

MEET THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL

MAYOR: Carl Tubbs

Email - slaminns@hotmail.com

Current term expires - December 31, 2021

Carl Tubbs graduated from Chariton High School in 2002.  Carl serves as Secretary on the Brooklyn Volunteer Fire Department.  He also volunteers for the East Poweshiek County Ambulance Service, where he serves as  President.  He was elected to City Council in 2015. He was elected as Mayor in 2019.

 

 

Matt Elsbury

Email - hmelsbury@gmail.com

Current term expires - December 31, 2021

Matt replaced Chris Keller  September 2, 2020

Matt is married to Helen Elsbury and they have 2 sons. He enjoys working on vehicles in his spare time and cheering on the Green Bay Packers.

 

Les Taylor

Email - lestaylor4922@gmail.com

Current term expires - December 31, 2021

Les Taylor was raised in Brooklyn and is a graduate of BGM.  Les has been a member of the Brooklyn Fire Department since 2007.  He became an instructor for the Iowa Fire Safety Training Bureau in 2013.  Les was elected to the Brooklyn City Council in 2014.  

 

Rusty Clayton

Email - brooktruevalue@netins.net

Current term expires - December 31, 2021

 

Scott Hawkins

Email - scottnlyshawkins@hotmail.com

Current term expires - December 31, 2023

Scott graduated from BGM in 1997.  Along with his wife Alyssa he is raising 5 active children.  Scott was a founder of the Brooklyn Neighborhood Watch and is very active in issues dealing with law enforcement. He is an avid deer hunter and loves to hunt with family and friends. 

 

Samantha DeGeorge

Email - sam_degeorge@hotmail.com

Current term expires - December 31, 2023

My family moved to Brooklyn in 2001.  I graduated from BGM in 2008.  In my spare time I enjoy doing volunteer work.

 

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