Applications Open for District 5 Councilmember; Residents of Jefferson County Portion of City Welcome to Apply (Updated with official notice)

McKinley Palmer, Aldermanic District 5 councilmember, announced on August 4 that as a result of an impending move outside the district, his last meeting will be on September 1. Applications to fill the seat, which represents all residents who live in the Jefferson County portion of the city, will be accepted until September 10. The successful applicant will serve from September 15 until April 20, 2021, at which time the councilmember elected at the April 6, 2021 election will take office. The person appointed to this interim position may choose to run for a two-year term in that election. Councilmembers are paid $300 per month. In addition to preparation for and participation in two regular monthly council meetings, members are also appointed to serve on other city committees. Residents of the district who may be interested are encouraged to contact City Clerk Michele Smith, msmith@whitewater-wi.gov or 262-473-0102.

NOTICE OF VACANT ALDERMANIC DISTRICT 5 COUNCIL SEAT

The Councilmember Seat for Aldermanic District 5 (Wards 10-12) is currently vacant, and the Common Council of the City of Whitewater is seeking Applications for Appointment from individuals who reside in Aldermanic District 5 (Wards 10-12), and who are willing to serve on the Common Council. Council meetings are held at 6:30 p.m. on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month. Occasionally there are additional meetings. Each Common Council member also serves as a representative to various Boards or Commissions. The Common Council will review Applications from applicants, and will consider appointment of an applicant to the position at their September 15, 2020 council meeting. The appointment will be until the third Tuesday, April, 2021 at which time the councilmember elected at the April, 2021 election will take office. For those unsure of their Aldermanic District, please contact the City Clerk at 473-0102.

An application must be submitted to City Clerk Michele Smith, P.O. Box 178, Whitewater, WI 53190 by 4:30 p.m. on September 10, 2020. The Clerk can be reached by e-mail at: msmith@whitewater-wi.gov or by telephone at 262-473-0102.

Michele Smith, City Clerk

262-473-0102

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