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Posted on: July 2, 2018

[ARCHIVED] City Council to Fill Vacant At-Large Council Seat by Appointment

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The Newton City Council will look to fill the vacant at-large council seat by appointment at its July 16 meeting. The seat opened with the resignation of councilwoman Miranda Kulis on June 4.

According to Iowa Code, a city council may choose to fill the vacancy of a seat by appointment. In order to begin the process, council approved city staff to publish a notice of intent to fill the seat by appointment.

Any citizen interested in the position must submit their name, address, phone number and a brief biographic history to the city clerk at city hall, 101 W. Fourth St. S., no later than 4:30 p.m. July 6.

After reviewing all submissions, council will appoint a temporary council member during its July 16 meeting. According to Iowa Code, the council has a 60-day deadline to appoint someone to fill the seat before the process begins to hold a special election to fill the seat.

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