Applicants for Ward 2 City Council Seat Announced
The City of Urbana has received four applications from residents seeking to replace Ward 2 City Council member, Julie Laut, who resigned the seat effective October 28, 2020.
The four applicants are:
•Steve Drake, Video Producer, University of Illinois Beckman Institute
•Joseph Edwards, Teaching and Research Assistant, University of Illinois
•Christopher Hansen, Electrical Engineer, Self-Employed
•Erik Sacks, Faculty, University of Illinois
Timeline for appointment:
•Mayor Diane Wolfe Marlin interviews applicants.
•Applicants are invited to give a 3-minute public statement at the City Council meeting on December 14, 2020.
•Mayor Marlin expects to bring appointment to a Special Meeting of the Urbana City Council on December 21, 2020 for a vote.
•Upon approval, Ward 2 City Council member will be sworn in directly following and serve the remainder of the current term which ends May 3, 2021.