(Walton, Ky.) - The City of Walton has a new mayor after its former mayor resigned earlier this month.
City Council member Mark Carnahan was appointed Mayor of Walton during a special city council meeting Monday, the Kentucky Enquirer reports.
Carnahan will complete the remainder of former mayor Phil Trzop’s two-year term through December 31, 2014.
Trzop resigned as mayor May 13 as he faces a criminal charge of Abuse of Public Trust in Boone County. He had been mayor from 2004 through 2010 before being re-elected in 2012.