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City Seeks Applications for Appointment to the City Commission

by Katelyn Zeits
Tuesday, November 15, 2016

PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

SUBJECT: CITY OF TRAVERSE CITY SEEKING APPLICATIONS FOR APPOINTMENT TO THE CITY COMMISSION

Contact: Benjamin Marentette, MMC, City Clerk (231) 922-4480

City Clerk Benjamin Marentette is accepting applications on behalf of the City Commission for those interested in being appointed to the City Commission to fill a vacancy left by former Mayor Pro Tem Ross Richardson. The individual appointed will serve until the Commission’s Organizational Meeting of Monday, November 13, 2017.

To be considered, you must be a registered voter of the City of Traverse City for thirty consecutive days and not be past due on amounts owed to the City.  

The City Commission functions as the City’s legislative body, essentially functioning as the board of directors for City government.   For more information on the functions of the City Commission, please visit http://www.traversecitymi.gov/city_commission.asp

This is a tremendous opportunity to serve the community in a responsible position that sets far-reaching policy (including through adoption of the City budget) that has an impact throughout the region and State of Michigan.  

Letters of interest with accompanying resume must be received by the City Clerk no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, December 2, 2016.

Letters of interest and resumes should be delivered or emailed to:

Benjamin Marentette, City Clerk
City of Traverse City
400 Boardman Avenue
Traverse City, MI 49684
tcclerk@traversecitymi.gov

Interviews will likely be held in mid-December and will be open to the public. All interviews will be televised on local channel 191 and streamed live at www.upnorthmedia.org