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Hart picked to fill Ontario City Council vacancy

Ken Hart has been named to the Ontario City Council, filling a seat left vacant by the resignation of Dan Capron. (Enterprise file photo)

ONTARIO – Ken Hart, chief financial officer for Valley Family Health Care and former hospital president, was appointed Tuesday to fill a vacancy on the Ontario City Council.

Hart will complete the remaining term of Dan Capron, who resigned from the council because he moved outside of city limits. Councilors aren’t paid. Acting as a council, they set policies for the city, approve annual spending, and oversee City Manager Adam Brown.

Hart is no stranger to city issues. He serves on the city’s Budget Committee and previously served on the Public Works and Pool committees.

Hart, who has lived in Ontario 16 years, was president of Saint Alphonsus Medical Center Ontario until . . .