Clayton's newest elected representative has a white coat with brown spots, floppy ears and a winning smile.
Meet Petey, who won election in November as the city's mascot of the year. The dog and his human companion, Paul Dueker, greeted people at on Tuesday during a meeting of the Board of Aldermen.
Mayor Pro Tem Steve Lichtenfeld read a proclamation in the pup's honor and presented him with several gifts.
Voters elected Petey to mascot status benefiting the .
Look for him next at the annual herb sale on the morning of April 28, the city's website states.
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