New council members take oaths

by | May 20, 2021 | Latest

The Farmersville City Council has welcomed two new members to its ranks as well as one who was re-elect­ed in the May 1 municipal election.

City council­man Craig Over­street returned for another term in office after defeating John Klostermann in the race for Place 1. Overstreet is a banker with ex­tensive financial experience. Join­ing the council is retiree Ted Wag­ner, who succeeds Jim Hemby in Place 3 and gen­eral contractor Lance Hudson, who succeeds Dwain Mathers in Place 5. Nei­ther Hemby nor Mathers ran for re-election; Wag­ner and Hudson were unopposed in their races.

The May 11 regular council meeting occurred after the council conducted a brief special meeting to canvass the votes and certify the results of the municipal election. The council voted unanimously to approve the results as tabulated. The spe­cial meeting lasted one minute.

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By John Kanelis[email protected]

Lance Hudson
Craig Overstreet
Ted Wagner

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