Hutchinson Mayor Jade Piros de Carvalho speaks during a city council meeting on Jan. 4, 2022, at City Hall. Piros de Carvalho was hired by the Kansas Department of Commerce last week as director of the Office of Broadband Development but will retain her council seat.

Hutchinson Mayor Jade Piros de Carvalho said she won’t be moving or having to give up her seat on the Hutchinson City Council after being hired to a new position at the Kansas Department of Commerce.

Her appointment as director of the new Office of Broadband Development and that of