March 13, 2007 > Newark City Council seeks applicants to fill vacancy
Newark City Council seeks applicants to fill vacancy
The Newark City Council is seeking qualified applicants to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Council Member Susan Johnson. The appointee will fill Council Member Johnson's unexpired term which will end November 2007.
This is a temporary appointment. Anyone filling the seat would be required to run in the November 2007 election if they desire to continue serving on the City Council.
Applicants must provide a typewritten statement, not less than 200 or more than 400 words, which includes the following: (1) why you want to be appointed to the Newark City Council; (2) your familiarity with City of Newark's organization and projects; (3) prior governmental, political, occupational, community service, or volunteer experience; (4) applicable education; and (5) your view of the City's budgetary priorities.
Official application forms are available on the City's website at www.newark.org and by contacting the City Clerk's office at 37101 Newark Boulevard, 5th floor, (510) 790-7266.
Applicants must be a Newark resident and a registered voter at the time the application is filed.
Applications must be signed by the applicant and received in the City Clerk's Office no later than Friday, March 23, 2007, 5:00 p.m.