Jun 22 2016

Council Vacancy Application Deadlines and Form: July 13 Due Date

Mayor’s resignation leaves a vacancy on the Council to be filed by the remaining Councilmembers.

Council applications must be delivered to the City Clerk’s Office by

5:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 13, 2016.

Postmarks will not be accepted.


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Piedmont will accept applications from qualified voters for appointment to the City Council to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Councilmember Margaret Fujioka, effective at 11:59 p.m. on June 21, 2016.

To be eligible to serve on the City Council, a person must meet three requirements.

  1. First, the person must be a qualified voter in the City.
  2. Second, the person must not hold any other office or employment with the City.
  3. Third, due to the City Charter’s term limits provision, the person must not be a former Councilmember who served two full terms and left office in either 2012 or 2014.

The term of this Council seat is from the date of appointment until the results of the General Municipal Election of November 8, 2016 are certified, which likely will take place at the first Council meeting in December.

Applications must be delivered to the City Clerk’s Office by 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 13, 2016. Postmarks will not be accepted.

The City Council will interview candidates separately in a public meeting and each applicant will have the opportunity to present their qualifications and discuss their candidacy with the City Council.

At a special public meeting of the City Council on July 19, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. each applicant will be asked to make a brief presentation to the City Council.

The applicant may then be asked to respond to questions the City Council may have regarding their presentation or application.

An appointment will NOT be made without a Council interview.

The City Council may make an appointment at the special meeting or may direct staff to place the matter on a future agenda for action. Upon appointment, the successful candidate will be required to complete and file a > Form 700 Statement of Economic Interests. For more information on this requirement, please contact the City Clerk.

Applications are available from the City Clerk’s Office and on the City website

at:   http://www.ci.piedmont.ca.us

Application Period: Wednesday, June 22, 2016 through July 13th at 5:00 p.m.

Application Deadline: Wednesday, July 13, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. Postmarks will not be accepted.

Return applications to:

 City Clerk’s Office – 120 Vista Avenue – Piedmont, CA 94611

For more information on the application process, please contact City Clerk John O. Tulloch at (510) 420-3041 or jtulloch@ci.piedmont.ca.us

Read Piedmont City Charter  > here.

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