Moorhead City Council Member Shelly Carlson appointed mayor

Shelly Carlson Mayor

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – After Mayor Johnathan Judd resigned after accepting a 7th Judicial District judgeship, the Moorhead City Council unanimously elected Council Member Shelly Carlson mayor at a council meeting Monday.

The city says citizens will vote on a new mayor in November of 2022.

The city will appoint someone from Moorhead’s second ward to serve as a council member until the 2022 election.

Judd’s first day on the job as Judge in Otter Tail County will be March first. In a Facebook post, he says, “I am excited and looking forward to serving Minnesota residents in a new capacity.”

Watch Monday’s entire City Council meeting below.

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