Mayor Joseph Loving was born and raised here in West Point. He has served on the City Council for three terms prior to the Mayorship. He is also currently Vice President of Lee County Emergency Management Board. Joe most recently retired from a twenty eight year careeer as an Art Education teacher. Prior services include Civil Defense member, two years West Point city streets department, eight years Deputy Police Officer in West Point, and nine years with DNR parks. He is a former Chairman of the Sweet Corn Festival Committee and currently serves as MC for the festival kick off and festival queen and princess contest. Joe currently works in the business he founded Studio Joe's, specializing in Ecclesiastical Restoration. Mr. Loving's dedication and loyalty to serving the city of West Point and its citizens is of primary importance to him.