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Applicants sought to fill Woodland City Council seat

The city of Woodland is accepting applications from residents interested in serving on the City Council.

The council plans to fill by appointment the seat being vacated by Councilman Bill Marble. Marble announced in January that he planned to resign at midyear to serve as mission president for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Peru. He resignation is effective July 4.

The person appointed by the council will serve the remainder of Marble’s term, which runs through the November 2018 municipal election.

Residents wishing to be considered for appointment must submit a statement of interest and complete a formal application. Applicants must be a United States citizen, 18 or older, and a resident of a voting precinct within the city. They need not be a resident of any specific council district, but the person selected must remain a resident of the city for the duration of the appointment.

Applications will be accepted through 5 p.m. July 14. They are available from the Office of the City Clerk, City Hall, 300 First St., or online at the city’s website, www.cityofwoodland.org.

The Woodland City Council will hold its first elections by district in November. Council members in Districts 2, 4 and 5 will be elected this year, and council members from Districts 1 and 3 will be elected in November 2018. Any appointee to the vacant seat who does not live in District 1 or 3 will not be eligible to run for election in 2018.

For additional information, call Ana Gonzalez, city clerk, at 530-661-5806, or email her at ana.gonzalez@cityofwoodland.org.

Cathy Locke: 916-321-5287, @lockecathy