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By Hannah Romero

Taylor Jones sworn in

New commissioner selected to fill vacant seat after Schoenfeld's resignation


August 3, 2023

Photo courtesy of Mary Thoman

The county commissioners welcomed Taylor Jones to the board at Tuesday's meeting.

Taylor Jones took his seat among the Sweetwater County Board of County Commissioners this week after being appointed and sworn in at the end of Tuesday's meeting. Jones fills the vacancy on the board left by Lauren Schoenfeld after her recent resignation. 

"I appreciate your confidence in me," Jones told the rest of the commissioners after sitting down in the empty chair. "I'll work hard and we'll see great things happening."

Jones was one of three candidates chosen by the Sweetwater County Republican Central Committee during a special meeting last Saturday. A total of eight people applied...

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