Royal Oak Tribune
City seeking council member to fill vacancy
The city of Farmington Hills is seeking a new City Council member.
The opening occurred due to the resignation of council member Samantha Steckloff, who was elected in November to serve in the Michigan House.
The new council member will serve Steckloff’s unexpired term, ending in November 2021. When the next local election takes place, the new member may choose to run for a full term. Residents interested in applying for the council position must be duly registered electors of the city. Candidates must submit a resume or short biography and a letter of interest by Jan. 7 for review by the mayor and council.
Candidates are also requested to complete a short questionnaire on the city’s website at fhgov.com/Government/ Cur rent- Programs-Initiatives.aspx.
All information should be mailed to: City Manager’s Office, 31555 W. 11 Mile Road, Farmington Hills, MI 48336 or emailed to cmo@ fhgov.com.
Following a review of all submissions, each candidate will be invited to attend a formal interview with City Council on Jan. 23. All applicants are encouraged to attend upcoming City Council meetings and the annual goals session from 9 a.m.-noon on Jan. 16. It will likely be held electronically. Instructions on how to participate in remote meetings are available at https://www.fhgov.com/ Government/Agendas-Minutes.aspx or via the main page of the city’s website at www.fhgov.com.