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Tuesday , 1 December 2020

Myrnam’s new village council set

New Mayor and councillor

Village of Myrnam Mayor Donna Rudolf confirmed Coun. Kurt Ewanec was elected by acclamation in October.

Ewanec was the only person to submit nomination papers in time for the Oct. 14 deadline, and so a by-election was not necessary to fill the seat on the village council, which became vacant when longtime Mayor Ed Sosnowski resigned in August.

“Kurt Ewanec was sworn in at the Oct. 22 organizational meeting,” said Rudolf, who was appointed mayor at the same meeting.

According to Rudolf, most things in the Village of Myrnam are at a “relative standstill” because of COVID-19, the virus which has caused numerous events to be cancelled in the interest of public health.

“We’re mostly just waiting to see what’s going to happen,” said Rudolf.

Raymond Yaremchuk was appointed Deputy Mayor, solidifying the council the three person council.

He has served on council for 19 years.

About Meredith Kerr

Meredith Kerr moved to St. Paul for a career in journalism and morning radio in 2014 expecting to stay for six months to a year. Since then, she has put down roots in the form of a husband, a mortgage, two babies, and a poorly behaved dog. She continues to work as a reporter until such time as she finishes her book and becomes fabulously wealthy from the royalties. Meredith also serves as a member at large on the St. Paul Library Board and volunteers as a Beaver leader for the 1st St. Paul Scout Group.