Position No. 6 - Vacant Councilmember Seat beginning 04/30/2019

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The City of Edgewood is seeking interested citizens to fill an unexpired term of office for City Council Position 6. Currently, the Council meets on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month for regular Council meetings and the first, third and fifth (when applicable) Tuesday of each month for study sessions, with special meetings scheduled as necessary.  Councilmembers may also serve on local or regional boards and councils. Applicants should be substantially available to participate in such meetings. A full notice will be published in the News Tribune  on March 21 & 28, 2019. 

All interviews, application forms and information supplied by applicants are considered public records.

Application period:
Opens: March 21, 2019
Closed: April 24, 2019 at 5 pm

Applicants must submit:

  • Resume
  • Application form
  • Letters of endorsement/recommendation (optional)

Requirements to hold Edgewood City Council public office:

Those interested in applying must be citizens of the United States and the State of Washington and be registered voters of the City of Edgewood. Applicants must have been City residents for one-year preceding their application submittal.

Councilmember power and duties:
Councilmember powers and duties include serving as a member of the city’s legislative body; adopting ordinances, resolutions, budget and policies to lead the city, serve on boards, commission and committees as assigned (see Edgewood’s Council’s Rules of Procedures)

$525 monthly

Interview and announcement schedule:
  • Announcement of all applicants’ names: April 25, 2019
  • Announcement of applicants selected for interviews: April 25, 2019
  • Applicant interviews: May 7, 2019, Study Session
  • Council decision and announcement of appointee’s name: May 7, 2019
  • Appointee swear-in date: May 14, 2019

List of Applicants
The following people submitted their completed applications before April 24th, 5pm deadline and meet all the e
ligibility requirements:

Jon Butler
Shawn Carter
Jason Cornell
Eric Hampton
William Hilton
Jason Ramirez
Jeff Southard
Colleen Wise