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District 1 residents reminded about vacancy deadline

Tuesday March 1, 2005

Media Release

For Immediate Release

For Information Contact:
Jennifer F. Brislin


Patrick H. Neely

Metro Council President Barbara Shanklin today reminded persons interested in applying for the position of District 1 councilman that they have until close of business on Friday, March 4 to submit their resume for consideration.

Resumes must be delivered to the Clerk of the Metro Council, at 601 W. Jefferson Street, Louisville, KY 40202, by 5 p.m. Friday.

Candidates must be at least 21, a qualified voter, and a resident of District 1 for at least one year immediately prior to the election.

After the deadline, all resumes received will be made available to Council members, who will determine which of the candidates they wish to interview. These interviews will take place at a special meeting of the Council.

Within 30 days of the vacancy, the Council will vote to fill the position, either at a special or regular council meeting, with the person receiving a majority of the remaining members' votes being seated.


Barbara Shanklin (D)  2