Council Member Marilyn Ford submitted her resignation effective December 18, 2020, which created a vacancy in the Council Seat for District 1. Pursuant to the City's Charter, Section 3.05(c), the City Council shall fill the vacancy on an interim basis as there are more than twelve (12) months remaining in the unexpired term and no regular city election is scheduled within twelve (12) months.
Interim candidates must be residents of District 1, a resident of Port Orange for the past (12) twelve months, must fill out the City's Boards/Commission Applications (link below), provide their resume, and be registered to vote. A Special City Council Meeting to appoint an interim council member will be held on Tuesday, January 5, 2021 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 NOON on Wednesday, December 30, 2020.
If you have any questions regarding this process, please contact the City Clerk's Office at [email protected] or 386-506-5563.