Qualified persons interested in filling the vacancy for Seat 2 (Central District) on the Bartow City Commission please see below and attached. The packet can also be found on the City website at the following link: https://link.edgepilot.com/s/3766b0c4/O79-Rpm6j0SN3rLmwZdtLw?u=https://www.cityofbartow.net/departments-services/city-clerk-public-records/board-vacancies-board-applications-board-hand
2021-11-29 City Commission Vacancy Application
CITY OF BARTOW
APPLICATIONS TO FILL
CITY COMMISSIONER VACANCY
The City Commissioners of the City of Bartow are accepting applications from November 29, 2021 until December 10, 2021 from the public to fill a vacancy for City Commissioner Seat No. 2 (Central District). The selected applicant will serve the remaining term of former Commissioner Scott Sjoblom which ends in May 2024.
Interested parties must reside in the Central District, be a registered voter in Polk County, a qualified elector in the City of Bartow residing in the corporate limits of the City continuously for eighteen months immediately preceding the date of commencement of the term of office, hold no other public office, and otherwise be qualified to hold the office of City Commissioner.
Applicants must complete the application form, and answer the following questions on a separate sheet:
1) Please provide a statement regarding your thoughts on the importance of diversity in the workforce of the City. (Note: Diversity can mean a lot of different things, e.g., race, cultural, educational, skill level, religious, political, etc. Please simply provide your best statement to the topic).
2) What particular education and work background and experience would you bring to the table, and how do you think those skills would benefit the City Commission?
3) What are some of the biggest challenges/priorities that you believe are currently facing the City? And what outcomes would you like to see regarding those issues?
4) Please list any other local government or community activities in which you have been involved.
Applicants should also be prepared to attend an orientation/education session to be held on Wednesday December 15 (time TBD) for the purpose of going over the expectations, obligations and responsibilities of a City Commissioner.
Applications can be obtained:
In person: City Clerk’s Office located in City Hall, 450 N. Wilson Ave, Bartow.
By email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Website: https://link.edgepilot.com/s/74626ebd/iela69vEo0qni-IDH1B9Xg?u=http://www.cityofbartow.net/ on the City Clerk?s page.
Complete and submit the application and your materials to the City Clerk’s office no later than 4:45 p.m. on Friday December 10, 2021.
If you have any other questions, please contact the City Clerk at 863-534-0100 for more information.
Jacki Poole, MMC | City Clerk | City of Bartow
450 N. Wilson Avenue | Ph. 863-534-0100 ext. 1254 | Fax 863-534-0409
P.O. Box 1069 | Bartow, FL 33831-1069 | email@example.com