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New Prescott Mayor: "I'm Dave, not the Mayor"

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PRESCOTT – Two months into his new job as Prescott Mayor and David Hovel was already upset about something.

“Everyone calls me Mayor, because they know it bugs me. I’m Dave, not the Mayor,” Hovel said as he talked May 29 to the Kiwanis Club of Prescott. “I’m a humble person and I want to stay that way.”


Hovel, a lifelong Prescott resident, defeated incumbent Mark Huber in the April 1 election. Hovel served on the Council as an Alderperson At-Large.

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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte has been with the Herald since 2006. He covers County government and anything else that happens in Pierce County on a daily basis.
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