The Fond du lac city council is expected to officially
appoint Karen Merkel to fill a vacancy on the council at their meeting next
week.The council discussed the matter at a special meeting Friday…and
took another preliminary vote with Merkel receiving five votes.Councilmember Rob VandeZande voted for Lynn Farr.The council
will take an official vote to elect Merkel at their meeting on Wednesday. The vacancy was created by the resignation of Jim Sabel due to health reasons.