Middletown Township Council honored former Council Chairman Scott Galloway during a special presentation at Monday's meeting.
"This is a surprise to Scott," Council Chairwoman Lorraine Bradshaw said. "We want to thank him for all his years of service as our chair."
Bradshaw was appointed as council's new chairman at the Jan. 7 reorganization meeting and Mark Kirchgasser was appointed vice chairman.
Galloway stepped down as chairman of the council, after seven years of service. He remains the first district councilman.
Kirchgasser presented Galloway with a certificate for “a night on the town” in Middletown, as a well as a plaque with a gavel on it. The gavel represents Galloway’s leadership, Kirchgasser said.
"It’s been an honor to serve (as chairman) on this council," Galloway said.
Galloway received a standing ovation from the council and the audience.