FERGUSON, MO., The Ferguson City Council is looking for a council member to replace Brian Fletcher, who passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, Jan. 10, 2016 at the age 55. Fletcher was elected on April 6, 2015 as Ward 2 Councilman.
The City Council is inviting residents of Ward 2 to submit a completed application by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 22, 2016. The person appointed will fill Mr. Fletcher’s remaining term that will end in April, 2018.
According to Ferguson Charter section 3.5.3 Filling Vacancies
• Vacancies in the offices of any council member shall be filled by the remaining council members, excluding the mayor, within thirty (30) days of the effective date of the occurrence of the vacancy. If the council members fail to fill a vacancy within thirty (30) days, then the vacancy will be filled by the mayor.
Applications can be submitted on the City’s website: www.fergusoncity.com or the applications can be dropped off at Ferguson City Hall, 1050 Smith Ave., Ferguson MO, 63135 by 5 p.m.