Mayor Carrie Schlade began her term January 1, 2018, and is the City of Bryan’s first female mayor. She has a background in paralegal work, community volunteering and managing local political campaigns. Prior to being elected mayor, Carrie served on Bryan City Council for two years.
She is a graduate of Ayersville High School and Northwest State Community College. Her past memberships include Bryan City Schools PTO, Bryan Planning and Zoning Commission, Bryan Community Reinvestment Area Board and Bryan Civic League. She is a past president of the Bryan Soccer Association and the current secretary for the Williams County Republican Central Committee. Mayor Schlade is also a member of the Junior Achievement of Williams County Board.
Carrie is married to Dr. Joshua Schlade and they have 3 children, Lillian, Elijah and Emma. The Schlades are members of Trinity Lutheran Church.
Residents are invited to stay up to date with happenings in the office and the community through the mayor’s official Facebook page.
Solicitor: Door to door sales in the City of Bryan requires a permit, which can be obtained through our office. The permit requires a police background check and approval by the mayor. Soliciting (door to door sales) is allowed only during daylight hours, through the weekdays. Permits are $25 per month for each person going door to door. (See Codified Ordinance of the City of Bryan 753.02)
Transient Business: Temporary or transient business in the City of Bryan that sell or buy goods are required to obtain a permit from our office. The cost of the permit is $25 per day. This permit also requires a police background check and approval by the mayor. (See Codified Ordinance of the City of Bryan 773.02)
Agenda: Bryan City Council meets the first and third Monday of each month at 7 p.m. in the Bryan City Council Chambers. Items to be placed on the agenda are first submitted to our office, where they are prepared for the council meeting and placed on the agenda.
Amusement Device: Mechanical amusement devices in any store, restaurant, tavern or club must obtain a license from our office. A charge to the business is $10 per device and the license is renewable annually. (See Codified Ordinance of the City of Bryan 733.02)