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Tom Moak Named Kennewick Mayor At City Council Meeting Tuesday Night

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KENNEWICK, Wash. - Kennewick had a new mayor Tuesday night.    

The Kennewick City Council chose Tom Moak.  The 55-year-old has already served on the council for 11 years.

Moak has worked at Kennewick Mid-Columbia Library as a librarian for 29 years.

He also served in the state legislator for a year.  He said he delighted for this new challenge.  

Moak said, "It's an honor to serve as mayor and I look forward to looking to the folks not only in Kennewick, but the greater Tri-Cities area and that's what I hope to build a better community and to have fun doing it to."

One of his main goals is to utilizes the riverfront more.  He thinks there's a lot more that can be done with it.

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