LEGAL NOTICE A VACANCY ON THE METRO COUNCIL On Oct. 21, 2021, the Metro Council, the elected board that oversees the regional government for the greater Portland metropolitan area, approved Resolution 21-5210, declaring a vacancy on the Metro Council for District 6. The council resolved that it would wait until the 2021 Council Redistricting Process is completed before appointing a new councilor to District 6. Once the redistricting process is complete on December 14th, qualified parties can apply to fill the vacancy. An applicant must be a qualified elector and have resided within District 6 for 12 months prior to being sworn in. District 6 generally includes portions of Northeast, Southeast and Southwest Portland. Some communities within District 6 include: Ashcreek, Bridlemile, Crestwood, Foster-Powell, Goose Hollow, Hayhurst, Montavilla, Mt. Tabor, Multnomah, Reed, and Sellwood-Moreland Improvement League. South Portland Information about the final districts can be found here after December 14th. https://www.oregonmetro.gov/public-projects/2021-metro-council-redis tricting-process The vacancy shall exist until a councilor is appointed by majority vote of the Metro Council. The new councilor’s term shall end on January 3, 2023. The annual salary of a Metro Councilor is $51,565. An election to serve for the final two years of the previous councilor’s original Metro Council term will also be held in 2022. Candidates for District 6 must file by March 8 for the May 17 primary. Applications will open Dec. 8, 2021, and will remain open until 5 p.m. Monday, Jan. 3, 2022. Applications will be available for online submission here, https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/oregonmetro/jobs/3332367/councilor-district-6?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs Arrangements can be made to pick up a paper copy, or receive a mailed copy, by calling the Legislative Coordinator at (503) 797-1916. A public hearing on the vacancy and possible appointment is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022. The hearing will include interviews with candidates. The hearing will be held virtually and an in-district physical location will also be available for candidates and others to participate. Attendance information is as follows: Attend Virtually Online meeting link: https://zoom.us/j/471155552 Meeting ID: 471 155 552 Meeting phone: 877-853-5257, 346-248-7799 Attend In-Person A computer station will be available to give testimony during the meeting at: TaborSpace 5441 SE Belmont Street Portland, OR 97215 10:30am-1:00pm If you are intending to attend in-person please notify the Legislative Coordinator either by phone or email as a courtesy. Jaye Cromwell, Legislative Coordinator Phone: 503-797-1916 Email: legislativecoordinator@oregonmetro.gov Published Business Tribune online, Dec. 10, 2021, through Jan. 3, 2022 , and, Business Tribune newspaper, Dec. 17, 24 & 31, 2021. BT225472

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Publication: Miscellaneous

Section: Legals

Start Date: 2021/12/10

End Date: 2021/12/31

Owner: Metro Council


County: Multnomah