At the Aug. 7 Hazelwood City Council meeting, Ward 4 Councilman Bob Parkin resigned from the Council. He was appointed to the Council on Oct. 7, 2015, to fill the Ward 4 vacancy. On April 5, 2016, he was elected to finish the term and he was re-elected to a three-year term in April 2017.
The Hazelwood City Council has begun the process of filling the Ward 4 vacancy by accepting applications from interested residents. Prospective candidates can pick up an application from the City Clerk at Hazelwood City Hall, 415 Elm Grove Lane, Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The completed applications must be returned to the City Clerk’s office by August 30 at 4 p.m.
Qualified applicants must be 21 years of age, a registered voter of the City, have lived in Hazelwood for two years prior to appointment, and currently reside in Ward 4.
After September 5, the City Council will conduct interviews with the candidates. The individual appointed to fill the vacancy will serve until the next regular election in April 2020, at which time he/she may run for election.
Residents are urged to apply and are welcomed to contact City Clerk Christine Thomas at (314)513-5020 or firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.