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By Drew Lawson
The Record-Times 

Moritz named to Harrington city council

Replaces Davenport's vacated seat


Last updated 1/27/2023 at 2:53pm

Drew Lawson | The Record-Times

New Harrington councilwoman Kris Moritz is sworn into the vacant council seat by mayor Jess Silhan Wednesday, Jan. 25.

HARRINGTON - One of Kris Moritz's main questions posed to the previously all-male city council during her interview for a vacant council seat Wednesday, Jan. 25 was: "would you all be comfortable working with a woman?"

Council ultimately responded in the affirmative, voting 3-1 to appoint Moritz to the seat vacated by Peter Davenport in December.

Davenport resigned from Position No. 4 for health reasons, he told council last month.

Moritz, a retired local who moved here in June 2016, was the second of two candidates interviewed Wednesday.

She was first asked by councilman Joe Armand wha...

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