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Richland Elects New Mayor

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RICHLAND, Wash.-- Richland has a new mayor as of Tuesday night. John Fox was voted in by the City Council and will serve a two year term.

In Richland, the mayor conducts council meetings and represents the city at various ceremonies. Ed Revell will serve as mayor pro tem.

All seven city council members have equal voting privileges. Richland's council is currently one member short, following the retirement last month of Rob Welch. The council is accepting applications from residents interested in being appointed to the vacancy.