Public Notice: City Council Vacancy

Posted by City Hall on May 20, 2021

With the resignation of Councilor Lorna Poetter a vacant seat exists on the Vernonia City Council. This seat will be filled by Council appointment. The appointment will serve out the remainder of Councilor Poetter’s term which ends December 31, 2024.

The Council has established a process to be followed. Any Vernonia resident willing to serve and interested in being considered for appointment to the open Council seat should fill out a City of Vernonia Council vacancy application. Applications can be found Here or picked up at City Hall during regular business hours.

Completed applications should be sent to the City Recorder Stephanie Borst, 1001 Bridge Street, Vernonia, OR 97064, or via email at . Applications from interested parties will be received until June 30th, 2021 at 5:00pm.

Deliberation regarding the appointment will begin after the June 30, 2021 deadline. The Council is eager to fill the vacancy from the pool of qualified candidates.