City Council seeks to fill vacancy

There is a vacancy in the Ward 3 seat on the Raymore City Council due to the resignation of Richard Hall, effective July 26, 2013. The Council will receive applications for the position until 5 p.m. on Wednesday, July 31, 2013, at Raymore City Hall.

Applicants must meet the following qualifications:

• Must be at least 25 years of age

• Must be a registered voter in Ward 3

• Must have been a resident of the City for a minimum of two years

• Must have been a resident of Ward 3 for a minimum of six months

• Must not be in arrears for any tax, lien, forfeiture or defalcation of office

• Must not hold any compensated elected governmental office

• Must not have been convicted of a felony

• Must not be employed by the City of Raymore

The City Council, by majority vote of all of its remaining members, shall appoint a qualified person to fill the vacancy until the next regular municipal election in April 2014, at which time the seat shall be up for election for a two-year term.

After the deadline for applications, the Council shall give public notice of those persons who applied for the position and will hold a public meeting at 7 p.m. on August 5, 2013, at Raymore City Hall to interview applicants and receive information from Ward 3 residents who are eligible to vote. Thereafter, the Council will appoint a qualified applicant to fill the vacancy or, if the Council finds no qualified person has applied, repeat the foregoing process until a qualified applicant has been appointed.

Applications are available on the City’s Web site at, or in the office of the City Clerk, Raymore City Hall, 100 Municipal Circle. Questions may be directed to the City Clerk at 816-331-3324.





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