A vacancy is coming on the Fort Morgan City Council, and applications are being accepted now to fill the seat.
The impending vacancy was created by the election of Ward 3 council member Lyn Deal as Fort Morgan’s mayor in the November election. Deal and the rest of the newly elected council members are slated to be sworn in on Jan. 11; at that time Deal’s seat will become open.
Ward 3 is the area east of Main Street and north of the railroad tracks. To be eligible, an applicant must be a citizen of the United States, a qualified elector of the City of Fort Morgan, a resident of the city for one year immediately prior to submitting the application and a resident of Ward 3 at the time of appointment.
The person appointed to the seat will serve the remainder of the Deal’s current term, which expired in January 2024. The appointee will have to run for election in November 2023 if they…