A copy of the City Charter describing the qualifications and job duties of the Council representatives is available via a link on this web page on the right-hand side under Helpful Links. See Article III, Council (Section 3.01 to 3.12).
To be considered for the vacant Elyria City Council seat, please print out and return the application below to the Elyria Clerk of Council – 131 Court Street, Suite 202, Elyria, Ohio 44035.
The Elyria City Charter requires that a Councilperson must have been a resident of the City and the Ward represented for at least One (1) Continuous Year immediately prior to his or her election. In addition; a Council member must be a qualified elector of the City and the Ward.
Any information given to the Clerk of Council by any applicant shall be considered public and treated as such. Any applicant may and probably should submit additional information relating to qualifications to be a member of City Council.
All applications must be filed by 4:00 P.M. on or before July 31, 2018.
Please contact The Clerk of Council’s office at 440-326-1550 with any questions.
The application is available at the below link: