COMMERCE CITY – The city council of Commerce City sworn in Paolo Diaz to fill the vacant at-large seat on the council. Diaz’s appointment puts the council back at nine members. The vacant seat was created when former at-large councilman Tony Johnson resigned for personal reasons.
Paolo Diaz is a six-year resident of Commerce City and is president of the Commerce City Cultural Council. A program manager for Junior Achievement of Rocky Mountain, Inc., he and his wife has two children.
Diaz was one of 16 candidates interviewed for the at-large seat. The other top candidates included Dr. Kristine Sumner and Joe Sandoval.