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City Council Meeting draws large crowd


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By WARREN SLAUGHTER

Council Chambers at Dalhart City Hall were filled to near capacity Tuesday night with citizens and well-wishers on hand to witness the swearing in of a new mayor and incumbent city council members. Outgoing Mayor Kevin Caddell called the meeting to order and delivered some farewell remarks.
“I’ve been thinking all day who needed to be pardoned,” Mayor Caddell joked. Since he couldn’t think of anyone who deserved to be pardoned, he “appointed” longtime friend Scot Renick as Ambassador to Channing.
“It’s been a privilege to serve these past eight years as mayor,” Mayor Caddell said, striking a more serious note. “Everyone who sits up on these chairs (indicating the city council) has no agenda other than the betterment of our community.

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