Applicants Sought for Vacant City Council Position

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX - The Corpus Christi City Council is seeking applications from qualified individuals interested in filling the City Council position vacated by District 1 Council Member Carolyn Vaughn, who was recently appointed to the Nueces County Commissioners’ Court.

According to the City Charter, the remaining council members must appoint a new council member to fill the vacant position. The City Council will accept applications from March 22, 2018 through April 6, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. 

Applications must be filed in the City Secretary’s Office and must include the following:

  1. Application for Appointment to the City Council;

  2. Resume;

  3. Questionnaire;

  4. Criminal Background Check Authorization; and

  5. Report of Financial Information.

The qualifications for the position are:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen;

  • Must be 18 years of age or older;

  • Must not be mentally incapacitated;

  • Must not be a felon;

  • Must have resided continuously in Texas for the past 12 months and in City Council District 1 for the past 6 months;

  • Must be registered to vote in City Council District 1;

  • Must maintain residence in City Council District 1 throughout the term of office; and

  • Must not owe delinquent taxes to the City.

On Thursday, March 22, 2018, the Official Application Packet will be available at or in the City Secretary’s Office on the first floor of City Hall, 1201 Leopard Street. For more information, contact the City Secretary’s Office at (361) 826-3105.