councilwoman councilwoman  /ˈkaʊn səl ˌwʊ mən/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a woman who is a council member

Usage(s):

  1. Monica Conyers, Detroit councilwoman and wife of House Judiciary Chairman John Conyers, pled guilty today in a bribery case and now faces five years in prison.
  2. Atusko Kubo, a 51-year-old city councilwoman who also runs a yakitori shop, is spearheading an effort to modify the town's well-publicized yellow-ribbon campaign.

News

  1. Norfolk councilwoman goes back to school, encourages other adults

    NORFOLK—City leaders are pushing to help adults who want to go back to school. “If you are thinking about going back to school, take the first step to improve the rest of your life,” Norfolk Councilwoman Angelia Williams wrote. Saturday, the city of Norfolk hosted a resource fair for adults interested in higher education. The event “Investing in Yourself Through Higher Education” was held at the ...
    on June 23, 2013     Source: 13 News, WVEC Hampton Roads

  2. Councilwoman, others discuss future of vacant "eyesore"

    An area school has become an eyesore for neighbors, and now a councilwoman is asking for feedback on what should be the next step for the property.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: KCTV 5 Kansas City

  3. Councilwoman Szopinski to seek re-election

    Ames City Councilwoman Victoria Szopinski will seek re-election this fall in the city’s fourth ward, she said in a statement released Tuesday. “Representing the citizens of Ward 4 on the Ames City Council has been an incredibly rewarding experience,” Szopinski said in the statement. “Ward 4 is my home, my neighborhood and I deeply appreciate the confidence of the voters when they endorsed me. I ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The Ames Tribune

Quotes

  1. In a statement issued today Prieto said, "After discussing this matter thoroughly, the Secaucus Democratic Party has made a strategic decision to focus all of our resources on electing Councilman John Reilly, Councilwoman Dawn McAdam, and Council...
    on Sep 16, 2009 By: Vincent Prieto Source: The Hudson Reporter

  2. "It's something that's a black eye for city government, and certainly we wish Councilwoman Carlisle the best. But the reality is there were mistakes made, and I think she's realized that now, and it's unfortunate for all of us," Mayor Luke...
    on Nov 13, 2007 By: Luke Ravenstahl Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

  3. "In no way should Councilwoman Lopez step down," Healy said Wednesday. "This has and continues to be a case of sour grapes on the behalf of Mr. King who is looking only to tarnish the image of our first-ever elected Latina councilwoman."
    on Jul 9, 2009 By: Jerramiah Healy Source: The Jersey Journal - NJ.com

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