FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Springfield City Council will take applications for the Zone 2 Council seat vacated by Justin Burnett, from 8 a.m. Sept. 6 to 5 p.m. Sept. 16 (unless extended by City Council). City Council plans to review the applications and interview candidates at a Special City Council meeting at noon, Sept. 20, at the Springfield-Greene County Public Safety Center, 330 W. Scott St. The appointee will serve until the certification of the April 4, 2017 election. The successful candidate for the Zone 2 seat from the April 4 election will serve the remainder of the unexpired Zone 2 term through April 2019. Qualifications for a Zone Council seat include: • Registered voter in the City of Springfield
• Residence in Zone 2 (see map inside packet)
• Shall have been a resident for two years immediately prior to the appointment and shall have resided in Zone 2 for at least one year prior to appointment.
• Current on all taxes
• Cannot be a convicted felon. ### For more information, please contact City Clerk Anita Cotter at 417-864-1651 or [email protected] or Cora Scott at 417-864-1009 or [email protected] To apply, download the application packet.Please fill out the application and mail, fax or bring to the City Clerk’s office, located on the 4th floor of the Busch Municipal Building.