At a Special City Council Meeting held on January 8, 2019, the Port Orange City Council declared a vacancy in Council Seat District 1 due to the untimely passing of Councilman Robert Ford. At the same meeting, Council called for a Primary and Special Election and determined the process for appointing an interim council member.
Interim candidates must be residents of District 1, must fill out the City's Boards/Commission Applications (link below), and not be qualified to run for the permanent seat. A Special City Council Meeting to appoint an interim council member will be held on Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at 5:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall. The agenda will be posted prior to the special meeting and can be found on the Agendas & Minutes page of this website.
If you'd like to apply for the interim council member position, please fill out the City Boards/Commission Application at this link: City Boards/Commission Application. All applications are due by the close of business on Wednesday, February 20, 2019.
If you have any questions regarding this process, please contact the City Clerk's Office at [email protected] or 386-506-5563.