Ward 2 councilor resigns due to new job opportunity; council seeks replacement

Comment Print
Related Articles
Rachel Lawrence (City of Rochester screenshot)

Editor's note: Rochester City Councilor Rachel Lawrence is stepping down from her Ward 2 City Council seat. An earlier version of this story had a headline that listed the wrong ward. The Rochester Voice apologizes for the error.

ROCHESTER - Rochester City Councilor Rachel Lawrence on Tuesday stated her intent to resign from the Ward 2/Seat B position due to a new job opportunity.

With the acceptance of Lawrence's resignation, City Council will declare the seat vacant and appoint another member of the community to the, following an open interview process.

Qualified candidates will be invited to be interviewed during an upcoming City Council meeting. Candidates will have the opportunity to address Rochester residents and members of the Council. Once all candidates have been heard, City Council will vote to appoint a new member, effective immediately.

Any registered voter of Ward 2 interested in serving on the City Council is encouraged to submit a Statement of Interest form, which is available online and in the City Clerk's Office, by 9 a.m. on June 18.

The City Clerk's Office is located in City Hall, 31 Wakefield Street. For more information, call (603) 332-2130.

Read more from:
Top Stories
Comment Print
Powered by Bondware
News Publishing Software

The browser you are using is outdated!

You may not be getting all you can out of your browsing experience
and may be open to security risks!

Consider upgrading to the latest version of your browser or choose on below: