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Mayor Explains His Time Away

Says He Has Been Very ‘Engaged’ With City Business

Kimball Mayor John Morrison explained his absence from Kimball in a recent email.

On Nov. 9, John Morrison was elected the new mayor of Kimball. He took office on Dec. 6 at the Kimball City Council meeting. Council meetings were either canceled due to no agenda items or lack of quorum until the Feb. 7 meeting.

In reference to his time in Texas, a concern of some residents, Morrison said, “We had this planned before I was elected.”

For the Feb. 7 meeting, he said, “I took two days to go back for the council meeting and represented the city on a trip set up by Warren Air Force Base. We were in K...