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Evansville City Council Elects New President & VP

The Evansville City Council chose At-Large councilmember Ron Beane, a Republican, to be the 2021 council president.

Posted: Jan 11, 2021 8:39 PM
Updated: Jan 12, 2021 4:13 PM

The Evansville City Council will have a new president in 2021 after the council voted to approve Republican Ron Beane to the position.

It is the first time a Republican will hold that title for the Evansville City Council in more than 4 decades.

Ron Beane

Beane was appointed to the position following a 7-2 vote by the council during its Monday meeting.

District 4 councilmember Alex Burton was the president last year. 

Burton will assume the role of vice-president of the council in 2021 after his colleagues voted 7-2 to approve the nomination.

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