Time is running out to apply for the open seat on the Knox City Council. Individuals who reside in District 4 and are registered Democrats have until Friday to submit their letter of interest for consideration. Any letters that come in after the deadline will not be eligible
Letters must be delivered to Starke County Democrat Chairman Kenny Wallace. They can be sent by mail to his Knox residence located at 5175 East 200 South.
The caucus will be held in Knox City Hall at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 26th. At the caucus, applicants will have a chance to speak about why they think they would make a good fit for the council.
The Democrat Precinct Committee members will then consider the candidates and vote on who will serve as the new council member. The committee members who will participate in Tuesday’s caucus include Jeff Houston, Linda Berndt, Jeff Berg and Linda Schwarzlose.
Following the caucus, the regularly scheduled council meeting will commence, where the new member will be officially sworn in.
If you have any questions, you can reach Starke County Democrat Chairman Kenny Wallace at 574-772-4900.