The Grosse Pointe Woods City Council, at their meeting held February 22, 2021, declared a vacancy in the office of council, and an appointment procedure has been established. All interested and qualified members of the community are invited to apply to fill the vacancy until the term expires at the next regular general election, November 2, 2021.
To be considered for the appointment, please submit a resume, letter of interest, and other materials by March 25, 2021, at 4:00pm. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered. Applications may be emailed to GPW City Clerk Lisa Kay Hathaway at , placed in the city drop box, or mailed to:
Lisa Kay Hathaway, City Clerk
Attn: City Council Vacancy
20025 Mack Plaza
Grosse Pointe Woods, MI 48236
Applicants must meet the following criteria:
Be at least eighteen (18) years of age;
Be a citizen of the United States;
Be a resident of the City of Grosse Pointe Woods for at least two (2) consecutive years prior to appointment;
Be a qualified and registered voter of the City of Grosse Pointe Woods;
Not be delinquent on City property taxes or other city bills or be in default to any state agency.
Applicants should include qualifications, skills, and experiences that demonstrate leadership, such as service on governing boards, service organizations, or committees. An applicant may submit supporting documents, however, none are required. A person may not simultaneously serve as a council member and hold a second public office that is incompatible with the office of council.