City of Beatrice Hires Legal Assistant, Toward City Attorney Appointment

BEATRICE – The City of Beatrice has hired a person who could become the new Beatrice City Attorney, next year.

Mayor Stan Wirth announced today that the city is hiring Abigail Stark, of Beatrice, who will start out as a legal assistant at city offices, beginning on Monday.

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Stark would later fill a vacancy created by the resignation of attorney Greg Butcher, now the City Administrator for Seward.  Mayor Wirth says Beatrice City Administrator Tobias Tempelmeyer will continue as Acting City Attorney during the transition period.

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Stark will be attending city council meetings as a legal assistant, pending her appointment as City Attorney, next summer.

City officials interviewed about a half-dozen candidates, for the city attorney position.

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