On Tuesday, December 11, 2018 the Milton City Council seated its new mayor and council including Heather Hathaway, Shannon Rice, George Jordan, Sharon Holley and Mayor Heather Lindsay. Hathaway and Holley were currently serving as they were appointed to council.
Hathaway replaced Ashley Lay (Ward 1) for the remainder of the term after Lay resigned from council. She defeated challenger Jimmy Messick.
Holley replaced the late Lloyd Hinote in Ward IV for the remainder of his term and defeated Shari Sabastiao.
Lindsay is the first woman elected mayor for the city, defeating Wesley Meiss.
Rice replaces Patsy Lunsford, Ward II, who retired from her position after 20 years of service, defeating Pam Mitchell and David Farrow for the seat.
Jordan defeated Alan Lowery for Ward III.