The Sultan City Council seeks to fill Mayor John Seehuus’ vacant council seat, and is accepting applications for appointment to the position.
Council position 2 was vacated as of the Sultan City Council meeting on Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017, after Seehuus’ appointment to the position of mayor. The appointee will serve a special two-year term and will be required to run for the position during the 2019 election should they wish to retain the seat. Applicants must be registered voters and must reside in the Sultan city limits, with a one-year minimum residency preceding his or her appointment.
All candidates who meet the criteria for appointment will be interviewed by the council during a regular or special council meeting that is open to the public. The council has 90 days from the time the seat was vacated to make its decision. Nomination, voting and selection of a person to fill the vacancy will be conducted in an open public meeting.
The Sultan City Council is a seven-member legislative body tasked with setting city policy. Sultan City Council meetings take place at 7 p.m. on the second and fourth Thursdays of every month, at Sultan City Hall. Individuals interested in serving on the council should submit a completed application and a letter of interest to City Clerk Laura Koenig by 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, January 31, 2018.
The city of Sultan operates under a mayor-council form of government. For more information about the mayor-council form, please visit: http://mrsc.org/Home/Explore-Topics/Legal/General-Government/City-and-Town-Forms-of-Government.aspx.