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 current council meeting

Tuesday, April 29, 2014
6:30 p.m.
Room 201, City-County Building
210 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.

  • Agenda (posted 4/24/14)
     

NEXT REGULARLY SCHEDULED COMMON COUNCIL MEETING

Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. in Room 201, City-County Building, 210 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

 



What’s Going On

RESUMES TO BE ACCEPTED TO FILL 13th ALDERMANIC DISTRICT VACANCY

City of Madison Common Council President, Ald. Chris Schmidt, announced today that he is accepting resumes from residents of the 13th Aldermanic District interested in filling the position vacated by former alderperson, Sue Ellingson (Ms. Ellingson resigned from the Council effective March 20, 2014).

All resumes should be mailed or delivered to:

Common Council President, Ald. Chris Schmidt
Room 417, City-County Building
210 Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard
Madison WI 53703

Resumes must be received no later than 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 16, 2014.

Resumes should include:

Name
Address
Home telephone number
Work telephone number
E-mail address
Biographical resume should include education, work, neighborhood, and civic experience
A statement on why the applicant wishes to serve
A statement of what the applicant wants to accomplish
A statement if the applicant plans to run for alderperson in the Spring 2015 election

The Common Council Organizational Committee (CCOC) will review all resumes and interview applicants at a special meeting to be held on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 8:00 p.m. in Room 260, Madison Municipal Building (215 Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard). The CCOC will make a recommendation to the Common Council to be acted upon at their April 29, 2014 meeting. 

The Common Council will determine at their April 8, 2014 meeting whether the person appointed will serve until the November 4, 2014 General Election or until a 13th District Alderperson is elected on April 7, 2015 and takes the official oath of office.

For more information or question please contact Ald. Chris Schmidt, Common Council President at district11@cityofmadison.com or (608) 266-4071.

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Alder Rummel

Marsha A. Rummel
District 6

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