CITY OF BROOKINGS
Press Release: For immediate release
April 14, 2021
Jake Pieper resigned from his position as Mayor of the City of Brookings, on April 13, 2021, after nearly 13 years of public service to our City.
Pieper was appointed June 9, 2008, to the Brookings City Council at the age of 25, the youngest City Councilor in Brookings history. After his initial appointment he was elected to his council position in 2010, and re-elected in 2014.
He was appointed Council President in 2012, and reappointed in 2013 and 2014. He was elected as Mayor in 2016 and re-elected in 2018 and 2020. During this time, he served as chair of the Brookings Urban Renewal Agency.
While serving as a City Councilor and Mayor for the City of Brookings, Pieper also served on the Border Coast Regional Airport Authority, Curry County Recycling Board, the Household Hazardous Waste Management Steering Committee, and Urban Renewal Advisory Commission. As Mayor, he was the Chair of the Budget Committee for both the City and Urban Renewal Agency.
Many projects, improvements, and other accomplishments have been completed during Pieper's tenure, in which he was an integral part. Some of the most significant were:
The City would like to thank Jake Pieper and acknowledge all of his contributions to the City of Brookings over the last 13 years. He has always had the best interest of our community at heart. He has been a great and dedicated Mayor and Councilor throughout his time on the City Council and we wish him all the best in his future endeavors. He will be greatly missed.
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