ST. ALBANS, WV — St. Albans Mayor Scott James is declaring a vacancy in Council Ward 5 after the resignation of Councilman Mamone. Interested residents are encouraged to contact a St. Albans City Council member about the nomination for the position at the January 17th council meeting.
All individuals who reside within and are eligible to vote in Ward 5 may be considered to be nominated by a member of the Council to fill this vacancy. However, it should be noted that neither the City Clerk nor the Mayor are authorized to nominate anyone, so those interested should instead reach out to their representative on the Council.
This opening presents an exciting opportunity for any resident of St. Albans City Council Ward 5 looking to make an impact on their community and increase civic engagement through local government decision-making processes. The Mayor encourages all interested parties within Ward 5 to submit their candidacy before the January 17 City Council Meeting, and the deadline set by City Council to participate in this unique civic experience.
At February 6th‘s regular council meeting, nominees will have an opportunity to briefly present why they would best serve as representatives for Ward 5. Then council members will vote on who will fill this important seat on the City Council. The successful nominee will represent citizens residing in their ward during town meetings and provide leadership on various town initiatives to benefit residents of St. Albans and enhance our vibrant community through thoughtful policy-making.
The January 17 deadline for nominations is quickly approaching, so those interested in being considered must act promptly! We encourage all qualified candidates interested in giving back to our great city – its people, its places, and its future -to call upon their local representatives on the City Council today!
For complete information, please contact the St. Albans City Clerk’s office at (304) 722-3391.