New FS City Commissioner: Kathryn Harrington

Kathryn Harrington, taken from her Facebook page.

Kathryn Harrington, 38, was selected to be the new Fort Scott City Commissioner at the June 1 special commission meeting.

Fort Scott City Hall.

Seven people sent letters of interest to the commission: Cheryl Adamson, Chuck Begulia, John Coon, Harrington, Nicolas Philpot, Dean Striler and Robert Uhler, according to the City of Fort Scott Facebook page.

Harrington will be filling the vacancy of Kevin Allen, who resigned last month.

Her hometown is Clarence, MO.

Harrington earned a degree in healthcare administration from the University of Phoenix.

She has had a career in health care for 18 years and is currently the director of Country Place Senior Living, Fort Scott.

She is married to Rob Harrington and they have four children.

Her community involvement is with Community Christian Church and volunteering at Bourbon County Regional Economic Development, Inc.

Harrington is passionate about health care and wants the city to look at the issues that surround it more closely, she said in an interview with

She said she wanted to “Step up to make a difference.”

To view the special commission meeting on YouTube:

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