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Late councilman's wife appointed to his seat

Posted at 5:50 PM, Sep 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-09 18:50:53-04

Kaplan City Councilman John Carbaugh's widow Joyce has been appointed to hold his seat until a special election is held next spring.

The Kaplan council unanimously appointed Joyce Carbaugh to serve in her late husband's seat until the special election is held March 20.

Carbaugh died last month.

If necessary, a run-off will be held April 24.

Here's the Facebook live of the meeting, which includes Joyce Carbaugh's appointment and swearing in.