New mayor to be appointed
Three candidates have their hats in the race
Last updated 3/11/2021 at 8:35am
RITZVILLE – Three residents are interested in taking over Mayor Gary Cook's unfinished term when his resignation becomes effective March 31.
The deadline to submit letters of interest to the city was Feb. 25.
The candidates will be interviewed by city council members at their Mar. 16 meeting. The interviews have to be done in public, but council scheduled an executive session for the same meeting, where they can discuss the decision in private. They will then return to the open public meeting before any action is taken. The person chosen will be appointed at the April 6 city council mee...