McCondichie joined the Brookside Town Council in 1975 and was first elected mayor in 1992. Since becoming mayor he has spearheaded a resurgence in the town's development efforts and in its regional profile. His biggest challenge has been rebuilding after a 2003 flood of Five Mile Creek destroyed the Brookside Town Hall and several homes and businesses.
- Fields, Monique (July 6, 2009) "Brookside, Alabama mayor leading his town back after devastating flood." Birmingham News