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Ashland seeks applicants to replace City Councilor Chapman

Applications will be accepted through Nov. 14
 Posted: 2:00 AM November 08, 2012

The city of Ashland is seeking applications from people interested in replacing City Councilor David Chapman, who resigned Oct. 26.

Chapman, who had a long history of occasionally losing his temper at council meetings, held Position 6 on the council.

The City Council must choose Chapman's replacement by Dec. 25. The person will serve until Dec. 13, 2014.

Applications are due by 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14.

Applicants should send a letter of interest to the city recorder's office, along with background information that includes answers to the following questions:

  • What do you think are the biggest issues facing the city?
  • What is your primary motivation for seeking the vacant seat?
  • What community and city activities have you been involved in?
  • What is the role of the city councilor?

Additional information about the position is available from City Recorder Barbara Christensen by calling 541-488-5307, or by visiting the city's website at Applications should be sent to City Recorder, Ashland City Hall, 20 E. Main St., Ashland, OR 97520 or

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