Wednesday, December 6, 2023

Fort Bragg Seeks Applicants for City Council Vacancy


The following is a press release issued by the City of Fort Bragg:

Applications are currently being accepted for the City Council seat vacated by William Lee on
December 31, 2020. This is an opportunity to serve Fort Bragg, without investing the time and expense
of campaigning. City residents interested in this opportunity may apply by completing an application.
The application is available in English or Spanish on the City’s website or may be requested by
emailing cmunoz@fortbragg.com or by calling (707) 961-2823. The appointment term is just under two
years and will expire after the November 2022 election.

Qualified candidates must reside in Fort Bragg City limits, be at least 18 years of age, and registered to
vote in the City of Fort Bragg. The five-member City Council serves as the legislative body of the City
and is responsible for setting policy, adopting the annual budget, adopting laws, determining services to
be provided and the funding levels, and appointing citizens to its advisory boards and commissions.
Councilmembers receive health benefits for themselves and their dependents and a $300 per month
stipend, plus an extra $100 per month when business of the Municipal Improvement District is

Application materials are due to the City Clerk by Friday, January 29, 2021. Application materials may
be mailed to the City of Fort Bragg, 416 N. Franklin Street, Fort Bragg, CA 95437, placed in the drop
box to the left of the entry to City Hall (416 N. Franklin Street), or emailed to June Lemos, City Clerk, at
jlemos@fortbragg.com. The City Council anticipates reviewing applications and conducting interviews
the second week of February 2021, and swearing in the new Councilmember on February 22, 2021.

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