Interim Council Member

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The Manassas City Council is seeking applicants to fill a Council seat that will be vacated due to the resignation of Vice-Mayor Ken Elston. The selected applicant would serve as a Council member upon appointment in August until the certification of a special election in November to fill the remainder of the term.

To apply, you must be a qualified voter in the City of Manassas, fill out the online form and upload a brief resume by 5 p.m. on July 12, 2019.

If you would like to submit the information in person or via mail, fill out this form and attach a brief resume to:
Lee Ann Henderson
City Clerk
9027 Center Street, #101
Manassas, VA 20110

City Council will hold a public meeting on July 25, 2019 to discuss interested candidates that have completed the required information and to allow candidates to present their qualifications. At the discretion of the City Council, the Council may elect to have a second public meeting on July 26, 2019 to review the remaining interested candidates, if necessary. A decision on the appointment is expected to be completed by August 12, 2019.

Interested candidates should note that the position involves, at a minimum, the following:

  • Attendance at two (2) regular City Council meetings each month, held on the 2nd and 4th Monday at 5:30 p.m.
  • Attendance at up to three (3) City Council Work Sessions each month, held on the 2nd Wednesday, 3rd Monday, and 4thThursday at 5:30 p.m.
  • Special meetings, as needed.
  • A Council Member may also be appointed to serve on other Boards, Committees, or Commissions and/or Regional Boards.

For a full list of Council Events, visit our Google Calendar.  If you are interested in more information on becoming a City Council Candidate in a future election, visit this page.

For questions or concerns call Lee Ann Henderson, City Clerk, 257-8280.