WICHITA COUNTY (KFDX/KJTL) — Residents of Burkburnett have elected commissioners to their city council, representing Place 3 and Place 4.
Susan Mitchell was chosen to represent Place 3, receiving 686 votes, defeating opponents Ted Kwas and Liz Stiles.
The Place 3 Commissioner seat became open when current commissioner Mike Tugman announced his candidacy for Mayor.
Representing Place 4 on the council will be Michael Richter after receiving a majority 637 votes, defeating opponents Stephanie Humberd, 359 votes, and incumbent commissioner John Beard, 236 votes.
Beard served just one two-year term as Place 4 Commissioner.
Other items on the ballot for Burkburnett residents to consider was to approve bonds proposed to repair and restore several roads in the city.
The five proposed bonds total $10.6 million, and if all five pass, the tax increase on a home appraised at $100,000 would total over $141.
Burkburnett residents also voted on a new mayor in the Saturday, May 7 Special Election.
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