The Philomath City Council is accepting applications to fill a vacant position.
At its Oct. 14 meeting, the council received the resignation of Marion Dark. The council will accept applications for those interested in serving the remainder of Dark’s term, which expires Dec. 31, 2020. The application deadline is 5 p.m. Nov. 27.
Citizens interested in the position should contact City Recorder Ruth Post at City Hall (980 Applegate St.) or by calling 541-929-6148 for more information or to receive an application form.
To be eligible to serve on the city council, applicants must be a registered voter and must have resided within the city limits for the six months immediately preceding the appointment.
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In addition to city council meetings, councilors are members of the city’s Budget Committee and Urban Renewal Agency, serve on standing committees and serve as liaisons to other area community and governmental organizations.
Dark resigned with a move out of the city. Remaining council members include Mayor Eric Niemann, Ruth Causey, Doug Edmonds, Chas Jones, David Low and Matthew Thomas.
The council will interview applicants and plans to make a selection at its Dec. 9 meeting.