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Hartshorne City Council Ward 1 and Ward 3 Positions Open

4/19/2021

Hartshorne City Council Ward 1 and Ward 3 Positions Open

Eligibility:

  • Must be a registered voter and reside in Ward 1 or Ward 3.

Ward 1 Geographic Boundaries:

  • Ward 1 shall consist of all that territory lying within the City Limits of the City of Hartshorne, lying east of the Center line of 11th Street and North of the Center line of Lehigh Avenue.

Ward 3 Geographic Boundaries:

  • Ward 3 shall consist of all that territory lying within the City Limits of the City of Hartshorne, lying west of the Center line of South 9th Street/West Drive and South of the Center line of Pennsylvania Avenue/270 Hwy.

Duties:

  • Must be able to attend monthly meetings, 3rd Monday of each month and special meetings as needed. (unless otherwise stated)
  • As listed by the State Statute
    1. Enact municipal legislation subject to such limitations as may now or hereafter be imposed by the Oklahoma Constitution and law
    2. Raise revenue, make appropriations, regulate salaries and wages, and all other fiscal affairs of the city, subject to such limitations as may now or hereafter be imposed by the Oklahoma Constitution and law;
    3. Inquire into the conduct of any office, department or agency of the city, and investigate municipal affairs, or authorize and provide for such inquiries;
    4. Create, change and abolish offices, departments and agencies other than those established by law; assign additional functions and duties to offices, departments and agencies established by this article; and define the duties, powers and privileges of all officers which are not defined by this article.
    5. The above list of statutory powers does not include any individual member power, but instead powers granted to the board as a group that can only be exercised in a public meeting

To Apply:

  • Submit a resume or letter of interest to Hartshorne City Clerk by 4:00 PM, April 19, 2021.

We encourage anyone who lives in Wards 1 and 3, who is ready to help make improvements in Hartshorne to apply. All resumes will be given to current city council members at the April Council Meeting. Council will then have the opportunity to appoint an eligible individual or call for a special election.