FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT:
Nickole Barrington, City Recorder
PRESS RELEASE Klamath Falls, Oregon – January 6, 2023 Council Position Ward 3 – Seat Vacancy
As of January 3, 2023, the Klamath Falls City Council declared a Council seat vacancy for City Ward District 3, which mostly encompasses the residential areas of North Hills and the Mills Addition, along with most of the commercial Washburn Way area (for the specific area boundary contact the City Recorder). For persons interested in applying to fill the seat, applications are available by contacting the City Recorder and will only be accepted if received by 5:00 p.m. on February 6, 2023.
Qualifications under the City Charter to be qualified for a City Council Position are: 1) must be a resident of the City of Klamath Falls or area annexed to City continuously during the four (4) years immediately preceding the appointment; 2) must be a resident within the Ward District applied for; and 3) must meet state requirements to run for an elected office. The person appointed to the seat will serve in the position for 2 years, until the next November General Election in 2024 and would have to run for election to the position at that time. Again, the deadline to apply is no later than February 6, 2023, by 5:00 p.m.
Any person interested in applying for the Council Ward 3 Seat should contact City Recorder Nickole Barrington at the phone number/email address listed above, or in person at 500 Klamath Avenue, in order to make sure they qualify and to obtain the necessary information/application form.