Council Member Vacancy 2019-2020

*City Council Appoints New Member to fill Vacant Council Seat*
Richard Dowd was appointed by City Council to fill the vacant Council seat on January 7th and will take the oath of office on January 14th to begin duties. Council Member Dowd's term will expire December 2020. The Council seat was vacated by former Council Member Julie Combs on November 25, 2019.  Council Member Dowd will take him For additional, information, visit the Council Member Vacancy page.


Vacancy Process, Applicants & Other Information

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Click to view interview questions submitted by residents
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Important Dates for the Council Appointment Process



December 4, 2019 beginning at 12:00 p.m.
— First day application documents may be obtained from City Clerk 

December 16, 2019 by 5:00 p.m.
 — Last day for public to submit interview questions to City Clerk

December 18, 2019 by 5:00 p.m. — Last day to file application documents with City Clerk

December 19, 2019 — Applications distributed to City Council and made available to the public

January 7, 2020 — First day of interviews and selection of successful applicant

January 8, 2020 — Second day of interviews and selection of successful applicant (if needed)

January 14, 2020 — Installation of new Council member (tentative)

March 12-13, 2020 — City Council Goal Setting Study Session