Camas, WA — The City of Camas is now accepting applications from Camas residents to fill the position of mayor. The deadline to apply is Oct. 26, 2018, 5 pm.
The City Council will hold a special meeting on Nov. 14, 2018, at 4:30 pm, in Camas City Hall, 616 N.E. Fourth Ave., for conducting candidate interviews. Special meetings are open to the public, but public comment may not be submitted. An executive session and council vote will follow. The appointee will take the oath of office at the next regular meeting of the City Council, scheduled for Nov. 19, 2018.
The appointee’s term is anticipated to run from Nov. 19, 2018, through Dec. 2, 2019, the remainder of former mayor Scott Higgins’ term. On June 11, 2018, Higgins announced his resignation, effective Sept. 30, 2018, to spend more time with family. Higgins served Camas for 17 years, first as a City Councilor. Council Member Don Chaney is currently serving as mayor pro tempore.
Candidates must reside in the City of Camas, have been a resident of the City of Camas for at least one year prior to the mayor appointment, and a be registered voter of the City of Camas.
For details and an application, see https://www.cityofcamas.us/images/ADMIN/CamasMayorApplicationInstructionsInfo2018.pdf