October 5, 2022
Notice of Intent to fill mayor Vacancy by Appointment
To the Electors of the City of West Liberty, Iowa:
You are hereby notified that the City Council of the City of West Liberty, Iowa, has a vacancy of the Mayor seat. The office of this mayor seat expires December 31, 2023, and is vacant as of September 21, 2022, pursuant to Section 69.2, Code of Iowa.
You are further notified that pursuant to section 372.13(2) of the Code of Iowa, the Council has elected to fill the vacancy by appointment, but the electors of the City have the right to file a petition requiring that the vacancy be filled by a Special Election. Petition must be filed within fourteen (14) days of this notice.
The appointment shall be for the period until the next pending election, as defined by Section 69.12, Code of Iowa.
The Council will make the appointment to fill the vacancy at a special meeting on October 24, 2022, at 5:00pm, located at the West Liberty Community Center. The appointment will become effective immediately and will expire December 31, 2023.
Eligible electors of the City of West Liberty, Iowa, wanting to be considered for appointment should submit a request in writing or email to the city clerk’s office by 12 PM on Wednesday, October 19, 2022.
Lee Geertz, City Clerk
City of West Liberty
409 N Calhoun Street
West Liberty, IA 52776