Election

Marengo to swear in new mayor Monday

New mayor, aldermen incumbents to be seated

MARENGO – Village officials will swear in the new mayor Monday.

The Marengo City Council will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at Marengo City Hall, 132 E. Prairie St., where John Koziol will be sworn in as mayor.

Koziol defeated incumbent Don Lockhart in the April 4 election, coming in with 480 votes to Lockhart’s 391. Challenger John Arient trailed with 231 votes.

Aldermen Dennis Hammortree, Matt Keenum, Mike Miller, Steve Mortensen and Nicole DeBoer will also be sworn in Monday. All are incumbents.

DeBoer won with a lead of two votes. Challenger Raymond Knake said he plans to seek a recount.

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