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Addis Endorses Schibi as New Commissioner and Talks Retirement


For the first time in 40 years, Labette County District One will have a new county commissioner. Commission Chair Lonie Addis, who announced in May he wouldn't seek re-election, says he just didn't have it in him to serve another term.


Republican Candidate Vincent Schibi was elected as the new commissioner for District One beating Democrat Candidate Mel Hass. Addis says he's been impressed with Schibi.


Addis says that come January, when he's officially retired, he's going to spend more time with family and he wants to start reading moreThe commission will go from over 40 years of experience between the three commissioners to less than five between all three. Addis says he's always available for any advice or help he can offer.

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