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New Palestine Mayor to be sworn in May 20

PALESTINE, May 16, 2013—A special meeting will be held of the Palestine City Council on May 20, to swear in District 5 Council member Therrell Thomas as Palestine’s new Mayor.

The swearing in will occur after the canvassing of the ballots, which, by law, must be done prior to the swearing in ceremony.

Three other Council members will also be sworn in during the meeting, and the vacancy of the Council District 5 position will be officially announced and discussed.

KYYK’s Gary Richards spoke with Palestine City Manager Mike Ohrt about the meeting. Click below to hear more.



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