The Oak Hill City Council is looking to fill a vacancy for Ward 1 following current Ward 1 City Councilwoman Michelle Holly’s (D) win over Joyce Brenemen (R) for Fayette County Clerk.
According to Oak Hill City Manager, Bill Hannabass, to be considered for the position an individual must meet the following qualifications:
- He or she must be a citizen of the United States
- He or she must be a qualified voter
- He or she must be a bona fide resident of the city
- He or she must be at least 18 years old
Additionally, all members of Council representing a ward must be bona fide residents of the ward which they represent. The required residency must be maintained throughout the term of office and no member of Council or the Mayor shall hold during their term of office any other public office or positions, including membership on any political executive committee.
The Council has requested that anyone desiring to be appointed to Council in Ward 1 send a letter of intent or a resume to the Oak Hill City Council no later than 4 p.m. on December 4, 2020.
The documents can be mailed to the City of Oak Hill or submitted in person at City Hall, at 100 Kelly Avenue in Oak Hill, between the hours of 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. City Hall is closed from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. daily.
Hannabass told Lootpress that during a regular meeting scheduled for December 14, the remaining members of Council will appoint by a majority vote a qualified person to fill the vacancy for the remainder of the unexpired term.
The individual will take an oath of office during the next regular meeting on January 11, 2021.
Ward 1 covers the eastern part of the city from US 19 to Coaldale.