Jacksonville City Council member Reggie and Katrina Brown [no relation] were indicted on fraud and money laundering charges in May. They were suspended from City Council by Governor Rick Scott the following day.
The Governor appointed two replacements, Terrance Freeman and Ju'Coby Pittman, to serve during Reggie and Katrina Browns' suspension as they move through the legal process.
Terrance and Pittman will begin on July 10.
Freeman, 43, is from Jacksonville and is the regional director at Ygrene Energy Fund and he will be serving for Reggie Brown.
Pittman, 54, is also from Jacksonville and she is the President of the Clara White Mission and she will be serving for Katrina Brown.
Katrina and Reggie Brown will be back in court on August 20.
Mayor Lenny Curry said in a statement:
Governor Scott chose two well-known and widely-respected community leaders to serve on Jacksonville’s City Council. I look forward to working with Terrance and Ju’Coby to ensure that every family in every neighborhood has safe streets and an opportunity for success.