A former alderman has been selected to replace Tom Ernst on the Quincy City Council.

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At Monday night’s council meeting, Mayor Kyle Moore will recommend that Jared Holbrook replace Ernst on the council.

Tom Ernst died in a car crash in Hancock County.

Holbrook represented the Third Ward from 2013 to 2017.

Holbrook, a commercial photographer and musician, says he’s not sure whether he will run for a full term on the council next year.