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Fourteen Applicants Will Be Interviewed For District 21 Vacancy

The Metro Council will interview sixteen applicants to fill the vacant District 21 Council seat. President David Yates (D-25) has called a special Committee of the Whole meeting today, December 11th, at 4:00pm to interview the applicants.

Vitalis Lanshima has been reinstated as an applicant after a miscommunication occurred in trying to clarify a question about his application. The Jefferson County Attorney’s Office has given the all clear for his application.

The JCOA has also approved the addition of John Witt to the list of applicants. Mr. Witt had mailed in his application with a postmark prior to last Tuesday’s deadline.

Here are the fourteen applicants with links to their resumes:

Following the Special Meeting of the Committee of the Whole, the Metro Council will vote on District 21’s replacement at its December 14th regular meeting.

Under state law, The Metro Council is required to select a qualified person to fill the position within 30 days of the seat being vacated. The deadline for Metro Council action is December 17, 2017.


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