Submitted by City of Lacey

City Councilmember Rachel Young resigned her position on the Lacey City Council, effective April 30, 2019. State law requires the City Council to fill this vacancy within 90 days of the resignation date. The Lacey City Council is accepting applications for appointment to the Position #3 vacancy until 5:00 p.m., Friday, April 26, 2019.

Applicants must reside within Lacey city limits for at least one year prior to appointment and be a registered voter of the City at the time of filing their application for appointment to the Lacey City Council. Applicants must commit personal time preparing for and attending Council meetings, intergovernmental committee assignments, and community activities as needed.

The successful applicant will have a demonstrated interest and involvement in the community. They will have strong analytical, interpersonal, problem solving, and collaboration skills. All applicants will be asked about their interest in running for election in 2019.

Interested parties can pick up an application packet at Lacey City Hall, 420 College Street SE, Lacey, Washington 98503, or online at ci.lacey.wa.us/vacancy. Applicants should include a letter of interest with the application materials; however, a resume is optional.

City Council plans to conduct interviews on the evening of Tuesday, May 7, in the Lacey City Hall Council Chambers. Interviews are open to the public. For more information, contact the City Manager’s Office at (360) 491-3214.

The Lacey City Council is the community’s legislative body responsible for adopting ordinances and policies, approving the budget, and establishing City goals and priorities. City Council members serve the community at large. All Council positions are non-partisan.

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