City council seat applications open

The City of Sequim is accepting applications for its vacant council seat

A seat is now open for applicants for the Sequim City Council Position No. 6 held by former councilor Troy Tenneson.

He announced his resignation on Aug. 21 because of a family emergency .

The city must fill the vacant position within 90 days, City of Sequim officials noted this week.

City councilors agreed this week to open the application period through 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 30.

Interviews will be held in a virtual public meeting on Monday, Oct. 12, with the possibility of an appointment and swearing in that evening.

The appointee will serve through Nov. 2021 with a salary of $250 per month.

Applicants must be registered voters of the City of Sequim, have a one-year continuous period of residence and hold no other public office or employment with the city government.

To apply, contact City Clerk Sara McMillon at 360-912-3701 or visit www.sequimwa.gov.

Candidates must submit a letter of interest, resume and completed application form with answers to supplemental questions to smcmillon@sequimwa.gov, or by regular mail at the Sequim Civic Center address listed above.

City Council members may ask additional questions at the interviews.

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