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Open City Council Position (CLOSED)


Council member Ron Theis (ward 1, position 1) has accepted an opportunity in another part of the state and has moved from Gravette. Resumes are now being accepted to fill the ward one vacant council member position. Applicants must live in the city limits, must reside in ward one (orange area circled on map), and must be able to meet the criteria to run for municipal office. Meetings typically occur on the second and fourth Thursday of the month. Those interested in filling this position should submit a resume and cover letter to by 4:00 pm on April 11. This information will be presented to the City Council to review at the April 14 meeting and a replacement will be selected at the April 28 meeting. All applicants should plan on attending the April 14 Committee of the Whole meeting to make a brief presentation to the City Council about themselves.

Criteria to run for municipal office:

  • must be a qualified elector

  • must be a U.S. citizen

  • must be an Arkansas resident

  • must live in jurisdiction to be represented at time of filing and throughout term

  • must be lawfully registered to vote

  • must never have been convicted of fraud, embezzlement of public money, bribery, forgery, or other infamous crime.

Find out more information about running for public office here.

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