Retired schoolteacher Greg L. Smith was sworn in to the Lampasas City Council’s Place 4 seat Monday after the council unanimously approved his appointment June 5.
The previous seat holder, Misti Talbert, was elected mayor May 6.
Nine people, including Smith, originally applied for appointment to the vacant seat. They include:
Zachary Taylor, continuous improvement manager for Ajinomoto Windsor
Cathy Kuehne, Lampasas High School teacher
Regina Bertrand, office manager at Austin Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Ross Oliver, manager at LP Touring
Carrie Seaver, juvenile probation officer
Meghan McCatherine, residential child care inspector
Kevin Veazey, pastor
Clayton H. Tucker, teacher
McCatherine and Veazey pulled their names from consideration because they were not able to participate in the interview process for the seat.