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There are two immediate openings for the positions of Sunbury City Councilperson. A seven-person council serves as the legislative authority of the City.
Council meets the first, third and fifth Wednesdays of each month at 7:30 pm with additional committee meetings as assigned. The selected candidates would serve subject to all applicable laws for a one-year term of a prior councilperson through December 31, 2022. The position receives a stipend of $3,800 per year, paid monthly.
Per Sunbury charter, Candidates for the Council shall have been electors of the Municipality, or any area annexed to the Municipality for at least one year immediately prior to the time they file for or are appointed to office, and members of Council shall remain so qualified during their term of office. Members of Council shall not hold any other public office during a term, except they may (i) hold office in a political party or be a delegate to a political party convention, (ii) serve as a notary public, (iii) serve as a member or officer in the military reserve or nation guard, (iv) serve in any office, position or capacity to represent the Municipality or to further intergovernmental cooperation, and (v) hold any office permitted by this Charter or the laws of the State of Ohio. Any member who ceases to possess any of such qualifications or who removes from the City shall forfeit the member's office.
If you are interested in this position or have any questions, please send an e-mail, including a letter of interest and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or contact City offices at 740-965-2684.
Deadline for accepting application is 5:00 pm on Monday December 13th, 2021, with appointment expected to be made in January 2022.