Lynch says he is glad to be able to be a part of the council and looks forward to getting down to the business of the City.
Mayor Dan Kemp thanked Burks for the willingness to serve.
In other business Council welcomed a new police officer to the Hopkinsville Police Department. Chief Guy Howie told the council members about the newest hire Ian Danver.
Council approved a resolution that would allow the City to apply for a grant to help buy two city buses. An ordinance to change the speed limit on Richard Street and 15th Street on either side of the speed tables recently installed.