CITY OF FOREST GROVE PUBLIC NOTICE

CITY OF FOREST GROVE PUBLIC NOTICE CITY COUNCIL VACANCY NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Forest Grove City Council is accepting applications from eligible residents to fill an unexpired term of office of a vacated City Council seat. This seat serves a four-year term with three years remaining in the current term, ending November, 2020. The City Charter, Section 32, requires the remaining Council members to fill by appointment a vacancy on the City Council. Application packets will be accepted until 5:00 p.m., Friday, November 3, 2017, and must contain the following: Letter of Intent and Interest: 1. Full name and residence address; 2. A current resume (limited to two pages); and 3. A written statement explaining the applicant’s reason for wishing to be appointed to the office (limited to two pages). Eligibility and Residency Requirements: 1. Be a qualified elector under State Law. 2. Reside in the City for at least one year prior. 3. Not be employed by the City. City Council Benefits: Council position is paid $100 per month stipend and medical, vision and dental insurance benefits are provided, set by resolution. The City contributes 95% of the insurance premium and participant pays 5%. The City also provides an authorized electronic device and internet data stipend. Deadline to Apply: Application packets must be received by 5:00 p.m., Friday, November 3, 2017, and may be submitted as follows: 1. Walk-In: City Recorder’s Office, 9am-5pm,1924 Council Street, 2nd Floor 2. Mail to: City Recorder’s Office, P. O. Box 326, Forest Grove, Oregon 97116-0326 3. E-mail to: aruggles@forestgrove-or.gov Please be advised: A mailing postmark date will not be accepted, application packets received after the deadline date/time will be rejected, and applications received are public record and may be released to the public and media in accordance with Oregon Public Records Law. Candidate Interviews: Candidates selected for an oral interview with City Council will be notified by telephone or e-mail. Interviews, which are open to the public, are scheduled for Monday, November 13, 2017, between hours of 4:00 pm and 7:00 pm, in the Community Auditorium, 1915 Main Street. It is anticipated that an appointment will be made during the regular City Council meeting that same evening. The City Council is the final judge of the appointment and qualifications of its members. The candidate who is appointed will assume the office of City Councilor on November 27, 2017, or no later than 20 business days following the appointment by the City Council. For final meeting agenda announcement or additional information, please visit http://www.forestgrove-or.gov/ and/or please contact Anna Ruggles, City Recorder/Elections Officer, 503.992.3235, aruggles@forestgrove-or.gov. Publish 10/18, 10/25, 11/01/2017. FGNT15921559

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Publication: OPC Legals

Section: OPC Legals

Start Date: 10/18/2017

End Date: 11/01/2017