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2015 City News Releases

Posted on: March 30, 2015

Five apply for Zone 1 City Council Seat

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Five citizens have applied for the Zone 1 City Council position vacated by Jeff Seifried earlier this year. The deadline to apply was March 27. City Council will review applications the week of April 13 and select finalists to do in-person interviews the week of April 20. Zone 1 is located in the northwest quadrant of the City of Springfield. The candidates are: Brett Esch, quality analyst at J.P. Morgan Chase; Phyllis Ferguson, Mexican Villa Chief Operating Officer / Treasurer, Brittany Hopp, York & Hopp CPAs; Joseph Hoffman, former U.S. Army Officer, logistics, finance and operations commander and Eric Wood, retired U.S. Army senior maintenance supervisor. The qualification to apply for the Zone 1 Council seat include:

  • Be a qualified and registered voter of the city.
  • Be a resident of the city for at least two years immediately prior to election and a resident of Zone 1 for at least one year.
  • Not be a candidate or nominee for any other paid public office (exceptions: National Guard, Naval or Military Reserve, or Notary Public)
  • Not be employed by the City of Springfield or any of its departments (except for Public Safety), boards, or agencies during or for one year after serving on the Council. Public Safety employees should contact the City Attorney's Office for clarification of their ability to apply.

# # # For more information, contact Cora Scott at 417-380-3352 or cscott@springfieldmo.gov

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