Monday, November 20, 2017

PUBLIC NOTICE FOR THE INTERIM APPOINTMENT OF A MAYOR

PUBLIC NOTICE FOR THE INTERIM APPOINTMENT OF A MAYOR
QUALIFIED PERSONS MAY APPLY FOR APPOINTMENT

PROVO, Utah – November 20, 2017 – Pursuant to the procedures outlined in Utah State Code §20A-1-510 and Provo City Code §2.10.080, the Provo City Municipal Council intends to appoint a Mayor to complete the remainder of the term vacated by now-Congressman John Curtis, which term ends at noon on January 1, 2018. The appointment of the interim mayor will occur at the regular Council meeting on December 5, 2017 at 5:30 PM.
Qualified persons may apply in person by filing a Declaration of Candidacy with Janene Weiss, City Recorder, at the Provo City Recorder’s Office located at 351 W. Center Street, Provo, Utah until 12:00 PM (noon) on Thursday, November 30, 2017.
Minimum qualifications are that a person applying for the position:
·       Be a registered voter of Provo City
·       Be a legal resident of Provo City for twelve (12) consecutive months prior to appointment.
·       Be at least 18 years of age.
·       Have no other compensated employment with Provo City.

Any mentally incompetent person, any person convicted of a felony, or any person convicted of treason or a crime against the elective franchise may not hold office in this state until the right to vote or hold elective office is restored as provided by statute (see UCA 20A-2-101.3 or 20A-2-101.5).

The Municipal Council will, in open meeting, interview each individual whose name is submitted for consideration, and who meets the qualifications for office, regarding the individual's qualifications and then will vote to appoint, on an interim basis, a mayor from among the qualified candidates interviewed.



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