CH City Council announces application process to fill vacant council seat

In a Jan. 8 posting on its website, the City of Cleveland Heights announced that it is now accepting applications to fill the council seat left vacant by the resignation of Council Member Jeff Coryell, which took effect on Dec. 31, 2015.

Applications may be accessed online, at www.clevelandheights.com/council-app, or may be picked up at Cleveland Heights City Hall. The application deadline is Feb. 5.

Whomever council appoints will serve as a council member from the time of the appointment until Dec. 31, 2017. The seat will be up for election on Nov. 7, 2017, and whomever is elected then will serve a four-year term.

For information, or to request an application, contact the city manager's office at 216-291-3737.

Coryell, who completed two years of a four-year term, announced on Nov. 9 that he was resigning from council to join his wife in Detroit, where she has been living and working.

Kim Sergio Inglis

Kim Sergio Inglis is editor-in-chief of the Heights Observer. She lives in the Shaker Farm Historic District in Cleveland Heights.

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