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Silhan not returning as mayor

Councilman Armand lone filer for seat

HARRINGTON - The mayor of the city will change after 2023. Jesse Silhan announced on his 75th birthday Friday, May 19 he wouldn't be seeking re-election to the seat after his two-year term expires.

"On my birthday I let people know...over a piece of pizza and a glass of water at the Harrington Haus," he said.

The 75-year-old Silhan was elected and took the seat Dec. 31, 2021.

"I've just decided I'm going to spend a little more time being a 75-year-old man," Silhan said. "I'll still be living in Harrington and will serve the city wherever I can."

Silhan will likely be replaced by councilman Joe...


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