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File #: 2021-067    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 1/27/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 2/2/2021 Final action:
Title: CONSIDER APPROVAL OF THE FORMATION OF AN AD HOC COMMITTEE AND A SELECTION PROCESS TO IDENTIFY CITY COUNCIL CANDIDATES AND MAKE AN APPOINTMENT TO FILL THE VACANCY (CITY COUNCIL)
Attachments: 1. January 21, 2021, Staff Report including Resolution No. 2021-007, 2. Application Form
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Report to Mayor and City Council
Tuesday, February 02, 2021
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SUBJECT:
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CONSIDER APPROVAL OF THE FORMATION OF AN AD HOC COMMITTEE AND A SELECTION PROCESS TO IDENTIFY CITY COUNCIL CANDIDATES AND MAKE AN APPOINTMENT TO FILL THE VACANCY (CITY COUNCIL)

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I. SUMMARY

On January 12, 2021, the City Council certified the November 3, 2020 City Council election results wherein Councilwoman Lula Davis-Holmes was elected Mayor and District 1 and 3 seats were filled by Councilmembers Jawane Hilton and Cedrick Hicks, respectively. At the January 21, 2021, City Council Special Meeting, the City Council unanimously adopted Resolution No. 21-007 to formally acknowledge the vacancy of a City Council seat as of January 12, 2021, and the need within sixty (60) days of that date to either fill the vacancy by City Council appointment or call for a special election under applicable laws to fill the vacant seat. A copy of the staff report and Resolution 21-007 is included as Exhibit No. 1 for reference. As stated in Section 2 of Resolution 21-007, because the sixty (60) days deadline of March 13, 2021 falls on a Saturday, the appointment deadline becomes March 15, 2021.
Mayor Davis-Holmes requests that the City Council approve the formation of a two-member Ad Hoc Committee consisting of Mayor Pro Tempore Jim Dear and her to identify candidates and make a recommendation to the City Council for appointing a successor to the vacant seat through November 2022, and that the appointee be at least eighteen (18) years of age and a resident of District 4 of the City of Carson.
Selection Process:
* Interested and eligible residents must apply for the position by February 17, 2021 by submitting an application to the City Clerk. Submissions shall include a completed Application Form (attached as Exhibit No. 2.), with a statement of interest and the reasons for applying.
* Ad Hoc Committee will review the applications received and select one or more candidates to recommend to...

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