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2016 City News Releases

Posted on: September 17, 2016

Eight citizens apply for Zone 2 City Council Seat

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Eight Springfield citizens have applied for the vacant City Council Zone 2 seat. Justin Burnett resigned earlier this month after moving from Zone 2. The filing deadline was Friday, Sept. 16 at 5 p.m. City Council plans to review the applications and interview candidates at a Special City Council meeting at noon, Sept. 20, at the Springfield-Greene County Public Safety Center, 330 W. Scott St. The appointee will serve until the certification of the April 4, 2017 election. The successful candidate for the Zone 2 seat from the April 4 election will serve the remainder of the unexpired Zone 2 term through April 2019. Applicants include:

Mike Brothers,currently the director of media relations at Drury University.

Jennifer Capler,with Reeves Business Consulting.

Jesse Coulter, a project manager – energy specialists with Cenergistic.

Michael Hines,retired information technology professional.

Kenneth Hopper,retired Springfield Public Schools teacher/coach.

Dr. Thomas Prater,Mattax Neu Prater Eye Center.

Robert Sweere,private practice attorney.

David Trippe, retired Nixa High School teacher. Qualifications for a Zone Council seat include:

• Registered voter in the City of Springfield

• Residence in Zone 2 (see map).
• Shall have been a resident for two years immediately prior to the appointment and shall have resided in Zone 2 for at least one year prior to appointment.
• Current on all taxes.
• Cannot be a convicted felon. ### For more information, please contact City Clerk Anita Cotter at 417-864-1651 or ACotter@springfieldmo.gov or Cora Scott at 417-864-1009 or CScott@springfieldmo.gov.

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