NOTICE OF INTENT TO FILL
CITY COUNCIL VACANCY BY APPOINTMENT
To the Electors of the City of Hazleton, Iowa:
You are hereby notified that the City Council of the City of Hazleton, Iowa, will have a vacancy on the city council. The office of this council seat will expire December 31, 2023, is currently vacant as of January 1, 2022. The appointment shall be for the period until the next pending election, as defined by Section 69.12, Code of Iowa. The Council will make the appointment to fill the vacancy at a regular Council Meeting on January 19, 2022, at 7 p.m. The appointment will become effective immediately. The appointment shall be for the period until the next pending election as defined in Section 69.12 of the Code of Iowa.
You are further notified that pursuant to section 372.13(2) of the Code of Iowa, the Council has elected to fill the vacancy by appointment, but the electors of the City have the right to file a petition requiring that the vacancy be filled by a special election. If electors wish to require a special election, a valid petition requesting a special election must be filed with the city clerk within fourteen days after publication of this notice or within fourteen days after the appointment is made.
Eligible electors of the City of Hazleton, Iowa, wanting to be considered for appointment should submit city application and short biographical sketch, to include reasons of interest, to the city clerk’s office by NOON on Tuesday, January 18, 2022.
Cole Passick, City Clerk
111 3rd Street N.
PO Box 500
Hazleton, IA 50641