The City of Verona is seeking candidates to fill the Aldermanic District 2 Common Council seat to be vacated by Katie Kohl effective June 29, 2021. The Verona Common Council will appoint an individual to fill the remainder of the current term, which runs through April 19, 2022. The vacant seat is open to residents of Aldermanic District 2, as shown on the attached map. Persons interested in being considered for the appointment should submit a brief resume, along with answers to the nine questions attached to this notice. Applications should be addressed to City Administrator Adam Sayre and submitted by email to email@example.com or in person at City Hall, 111 Lincoln Street, Verona, WI 53593. Applications must be received no later than noon on Wednesday, June 23, 2021.
Items to be included with application:
- Brief Resume
- Answers to the nine questions
Upon receipt, applications will be checked for completeness and verified as being received from a resident of Aldermanic District 2. Candidates will be notified by email upon verification of their applications. Verified applications will be provided to the Common Council for review.
At the June 28, 2021 Common Council meeting, to be held at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall, each candidate that submitted a verified application will have the opportunity to address the Common Council for three minutes. At the June 28th meeting, the Common Council may initiate the appointment process or could wait to appoint the person until the July 12, 2021 Common Council meeting.
Questions Required for the Common Council Vacant District 2 Seat Application
- Why are you interested in serving on the Verona Common Council?
- What qualifications do you have that you feel would make you an effective Council Member?
- What services have you performed for the community in the recent past?
- Please describe your experiences with group decision making and how those experienced could be utilized during your service on the Common Council.
- What, in your opinion, are three of the most important issues facing the City of Verona?
- Looking ahead towards the next five to ten years, what do you think the City of Verona needs to do to maintain the quality of life and economic health of the community?
- Do you anticipate any conflicts of interest that could arise if you are appointed to the Common Council, and if so, how would you intend to handle them?
- What is your availability for Common Council and committee meetings which are typically held on weekday evenings?
- If appointed to the Common Council, would it be your intention to run for election in April 2022?