Mayor and finance director appointed to Fire Relief Association

The Elk River City Council unanimously appointed Mayor John Dietz and Finance Director Lori Ziemer to the city’s Fire Relief Association Board Jan. 3.

According to state law, fire relief associations must have three city trustees on their boards and one member must be the fire chief. The city must appoint the other two trustees on an annual basis and historically, the mayor and finance director have been appointed, according to city documents.