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Givens resigns Lawton Council seat

Lawton_Surprising news from Lawton Councilman Rex Givens Tuesday night.

At the end of the regularly scheduled meeting, he announced his resignation. Givens told the council he is moving, and won't be able to finish his term.

Givens' resignation takes effect February 1st. In the meantime, the council will be looking for applicants to replace him until a special election can be set for voters to choose someone to complete the remainder of his term.

Givens just won the Ward 5 seat last December, and began his term in March.  Givens said he's looking forward to his move to Santa Fe but has enjoyed serving the city.

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