Akron's Ward 1 Council Seat Filled

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Akron has a new Ward 1 councilman. Last night, City Council unanimously voted to appoint Samuel DeShazior to temporarily fill the vacant Ward 1 seat.

Back on January 5th, the seat was vacated by Nancy Holland who resigned.

DeShazior served as former Mayor Dan Horrigan's Deputy Mayor for Economic Development from 2014 to 2019 and has since worked in the city's Office of Integrated Development.

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