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Franklin council president and interim mayor Steve Barnett answers questions on Thursday, January 19, 2017 at Daily Journal. Scott Roberson / Daily Journal

Longtime city council member Steve Barnett was selected as the new Franklin mayor tonight.

He was chosen over former clerk-treasurer Janet Alexander.

Barnett was sworn in immediately and begins his $80,000-per-year job. He’ll serve through the end of 2019 and can seek re-election.

See Tuesday’s Daily Journal.

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Michele Holtkamp is editor of the Daily Journal. She can be reached at mholtkamp@dailyjournal.net or 317-736-2774.