NOTICE OF INTENT TO FILL CITY COUNCIL VACANCY BY APPOINTMENT

The City of Murray, Clarke County, Iowa, has a vacancy on the city council as of April 5, 2021 due to the resignation of Lois Hamilton.

Pursuant to Section 372.13, (2), (a) of the Code of Iowa, notice is hereby given that the City Council of Murray, Clarke County, Iowa, intends to fill this vacancy by appointment during their next regular city council meeting that will be held at Murray City Hall at 7:00 pm on Monday, May 3, 2021. However, the electors of the City of Murray 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. If no such petition is filed, the appointment shall be for the period until the next pending election as defined in Section 69.12 of the Code of Iowa.

Eligible electors of the City of Murray, Clarke County, Iowa, wanting to be considered for appointment should submit a request in writing to the city clerk’s office by 4:00 pm on Thursday, April 29, 2021.

Denise Arnold

City Administrator/Clerk

City of Murray

                The City of Murray and the Southern Iowa Council of Governments (SICOG) are still looking for applicants for the CDBG Owner-Occupied Housing Rehabilitation Grant Program through the Iowa Economic Development Authority,  If you live within the City limits, please visit https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Murray-CDBG-Housing and complete the short 3-minute survey,.  If you appear to be eligible you will be contacted immediately.  If you have questions, please call the SICOG office at 641-782-8491.  The Survey will remain open until our last candidate is found.  Don’t wait! 

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