Reception Planned for Council Member

Kara Banks City News

Edgerton City
Council Member Resigns, Replacement Appointed

Edgerton City
Council Member Katee Smith has resigned her seat, effective as of May 26. She served
on the Council for nearly three years and previously on Planning Commission
from October 2017 until her appointment to the Council in September 2018. Council
Member Smith sold her house and moved out of town, making her ineligible to

In her resignation
letter to the Council, Smith wrote, “Over the past several years of helping with
city events – both with the city parks and rec as well as volunteering on the
Frontier Days Committee, being on City Planning Commission for a time, then on
City Council, I have grown to love this town and it’s people so much.” She
added, “I can honestly say that feel like I did my very best in making
decisions on Planning Commission and City Council that I truly felt would
better this community and prepare it for the rising generations. I’m sad to
leave this wonderful town and wish you all the best.”  

Besides serving on
the City Council, Smith was very active in the community as a small business
owner and volunteer for the Frontier Days Committee.

A public reception
for Smith will be held at the June 24th City Council meeting.

To fill the seat, Mayor
Donald Roberts nominated former Council Member Jody Brown to fill Smith’s
seat.  Brown was approved by a unanimous
vote of the City Council on May 27th.  He previously served on Council for more than
14 years.

City Council terms
are four years.  Brown’s appointment will
last until the end of Smith’s term in December 2023.