FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 22, 2015
Today, the Kansas City, MO. City Council announced the appointment of Cokethea Hill to serve as the 5th District Council Representative. As part of this public process the City Council interviewed three finalists, recommended by a citizen’s committee, to serve as Kansas City’s 5th District Council Representative. The finalists included Rianna Deselich, Cokethea Hill and Ruth Turner. None of the finalists is running in this year’s council elections.
Cokethea Hill will be sworn into service at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015 and will serve until a new City Council takes office on Aug. 1, 2015.