Mayor-Elect Erickson's Council Seat Up For Grabs
Will Schoenfelder Get It? Or Somebody Else?
The outcome of the November election left some tension and a vacancy open at the Glasgow City Council meeting that took place on Monday, Nov. 18. The city council had to seek a new position left vacant by Becky Erickson, who will take the mayor’s seat in January.
Nanci Schoenfelder brought her application in to fill the seat at the meeting. The council thought to motion for her to fill that position, but after some discussion they decided to allow applicants 30 days to show interest.
Schoenfelder came in second in the last election, losing to Stan Ozark by 72 votes. The opening for Glasgow City Council Ward 1 will hold a four-year term to the person who is appointed. While Schoenfelder was flattered that the council considered appointing her before opening the position for other applicants, she said that the position should be open for all other interested applicants at the meeting.
Anyone who wishes to apply for the vacancy will have until Dec. 19 to apply. The city council will publicly appoint a person to the position on Monday, Jan. 6, 2014 at 5:30 p.m.
Questions for the open position can be directed to the Glasgow City Clerk-Treasurer at 319 3rd St. S. or by calling 228-2476.