City Council Calls Two Special Meetings to Discuss 1st District Vacancy

~from the Office of Neighborhoods

Council will meet on Thursday, Jan. 23, at 5:30 p.m., in the City County Building Main Assembly Room, 400 Main St., to discuss the application and appointment process for filling the open City Council seat when 1st District Councilmember Stephanie Welch steps down in February. At the workshop, they will also determine the timeline and requirements for submitting an application.

 

Councilmember Welch accepted Mayor Kincannon’s offer to work as Chief Economic and Community Development Officer and Deputy in her administration.  Once the Council 1st District seat becomes open, the City’s Charter says that replacing a council member midterm requires a special selection process.

 

City Council will vote to elect a new 1st District representative at a special meeting on Thursday, Feb. 20, at 5:30 p.m., in the City County Building, Main Assembly Room, 400 Main St. All 1st District Residents are encouraged to attend.

 

If you are deaf, hard of hearing, or LEP (Limited English Proficient) and want to request interpretation services, please contact Title VI Coordinator Tatia M. Harris at tharris@knoxvilletn.gov  or 215-2831.

 

 

To figure out which council district you live in, visit KGIS. On the left side menu, click the drop down arrow for Political District Maps; select City Council. You can type your address in to the search bar to see in which district you reside and who your representative is.

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