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Council seeks public interview process for appointed officials

Mayor Keith Prunty appointed Katherine Terrill, longtime City of Kimball employee, as the City Clerk following Rosie Russell’s retirement.

The process to hire a new City Clerk included accepting applications, of which the City received 12 in just three weeks. The hiring committee, comprised of City Administrator Dan Dean, Chief of Police Andy Bremer, City Treasurer Laurie Sisk, Russell and Prunty, culled three applicants from that group for interviews.

“We used our appointed officials, because they are the ones who have to work with the person and they have expertise in this field,” Prunty sai...