Elk Grove residents residing in District 4 have a unique opportunity to serve on the Elk Grove City Council, as the City of Elk Grove is currently accepting applications for the Elk Grove City Council, District 4.

The Elk Grove City Council will consider appointment of an Elk Grove resident to fill the District 4 seat after Mayor‐elect Gary Davis becomes the city’s first directly‐elected mayor on Dec. 12.  Completed applications are due on Wednesday, Jan. 2 by 5 p.m.

Davis currently represents District 4, which includes the East Franklin area and sections of Laguna Ridge.  On July 13, 2011 the City Council approved Resolution No. 2011‐142 establishing a new district map.  The Council District map is available on the City’s website by clicking here. http://www.elkgrovecity.org/council/district-map.asp

The League of Women Voters will host a forum with the candidates on Saturday, Jan. 5 at 6 p.m. in the Council Chambers at 8400 Laguna Palms Way, Elk Grove.  The candidates will have an opportunity to present to the Elk Grove City Council at the regular City Council meeting on
Jan. 9.

Elk Grove is a general law city under California law, and is the legislative body for the City of Elk Grove.  Elk Grove City Council members are responsible for the review and approval of an annual budget, establishing community goals and objectives, approving the City’s general plan and proposed sphere of influence, reviewing and approving major projects and hearing general feedback from the community.

Each Council member must reside in their respective district in the City of Elk Grove.  District 4 applicants must reside in District 4, be at least 18‐years‐old, a United States citizen, and registered to vote. The appointment term is for the remainder term of the vacated seat, which concludes Dec. 10, 2014.  The application is available by clicking here.

For more information, visit www.elkgrovecity.org/council or contact Jason Lindgren at 916‐478‐2286 or jlindgren@elkgrovecity.org.


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