City Council Vacancy January 2017

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An application process has been established to fill the open City Council position.  Applications are due no later than 5:00 pm on Tuesday, January 31st.  Applicant interviews are currently planned for the City Council meeting of February 7th, 2017.  Following the interview process, the City Council will deliberate and by majority vote will appoint one individual to the City Council at the same meeting.  See the application and a letter to all applicants from the City Clerk.  For more information call the City Clerk's Office at 647-5337.

Update posted February 1, 2017:

List of Applicants to be interviewed by the City Council on February 7, 2017:

(interview order will be determined by random drawing at the meeting)


Joan Bennett                  Application

Tony Hueschel                Application

Doug Lindsey                 Application

Arvind Nischal                Application

David Oro                      Application


The February 7, 2017 City Council Meeting will begin at 3:30 p.m. in the City Council Chambers.  Presentations by all applicants, initial interview process, and selection of two finalists will conclude at approximately 5:30 p.m.

The City Council will break for recess and a brief cake reception honoring outgoing Council Member Belia Ramos. 

The Meeting will reconvene at approximately 6:00 p.m. to conduct detailed interviews of the two final candidates, final selection, and administering the Oath of Office to the newly-appointed Council Member.


Press Release 1/18/17

City Council Application

Letter to all Applicants