MANKATO, Minn. (KEYC) -
Troy Schmidtke gives up his seat on the Trimont City Council to take on new leadership in the city.
The council chose Schmidtke as mayor in a unanimous vote Monday night.
Schmidtke replaces former mayor Thomas Eckmann, who resigned due to relocation.
Schmidke’s council seat will be filled by election in the fall of 2020.. when city residents will elect three councilors and a mayor.