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

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 www.ashland.or.us. Applications should be sent to City Recorder, Ashland City Hall, 20 E. Main St., Ashland, OR 97520 or christeb@ashland.or.us.