LaMont Cole elected as new Mayor ProTem
BATON ROUGE - Members of the East Baton Rouge Parish Metropolitan Council were sworn into office in the Metropolitan Council Chamber today.
The event started today at 11:00am at The River Center Branch Library.
Of those sworn in was Councilman Lamont Cole, who was elected Mayor Protem.
Cole is a graduate of LSU with a Bachelor's of Arts Degree in General Studies and he's also a graduate of Southern University where he earned a Master’s of Education in Administration and Supervision.
He's also a former leader of the Local NAACP Chapter.
He's the third African-American to hold this position.
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