January 24, 2012

News Release

For Immediate Release

Zone 1 Candidate Interviews

City Council will hear brief statements from all nine candidates for the Zone 1 vacancy before narrowing the field to three finalists. The meeting is tentatively scheduled for 6 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 2. in City Council Chambers in Historic City Hall. Each candidate will be given five minutes to indicate why they believe they should be appointed to this position.

Council members will each vote at the meeting on their top four choices, from which the City Clerk's office will determine the three finalists. Those finalists will have a follow-up interview with Council at a later date.

The nine applications received are available for review:

For more information, contact Cora Scott, Director of Public Information and Civic Engagement, at 417-864-1009.

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Office of the City Clerk

840 Boonville Avenue • P.O. Box 8368 • Springfield, MO 65801
417-864-1651 • Fax: 417-864-1649 • springfieldmo.gov