Selection process set to fill new vacancy on City Council

Dec 21, 2018

Applications will be accepted until the end of the year from persons interested in filling the position on the City Council that will be vacated when Jared Mead takes his seat in he state Legislature in January.

The person selected to fill the empty chair on the seven-person council will served until the General Election in November is certified. The new councilperson chosen will be eligible to run for the balance of Mead’s unexpired term that runs until Dec. 31, 2021.

Application packets are available online at www.cityofmillcreek.com/councilvacancies or in person at City Hall, 15728 Main St.

All application materials must be received by 5 p.m. on Jan. 31. In accordance with state law, applicants must have been a resident of the City of Mill Creek for at least one year immediately prior to the time of application, and must be registered to vote within the City of Mill Creek.

The City Council will begin interviewing applicants at it 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 5. Additional interviews may be required, depending on the number of applications received.

With the addition of the vacancy created by Mead, voters will be asked to decide on five positions on the City Council in 2019.

--Dan Aznoff

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