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Published March 08, 2011, 06:36 PM

EGF Administation Accepting Applications For Ward 2 Seat

Interested citizens of East Grand Forks can now start applying for the Ward 2 Council Seat.

Applicants can apply on-line or at the city administration office, but need to do it by March 14th.

Eligible applicants need to be at least 21 years old and have lived in Ward 2 for at least 30 days.

The City Council will decide if they will hold interviews, and make their decision the first week of April.

The seat will be a temporary position.

"This is a temporary appointment, by charter and state law, this appointment will go for at least two years until the next general election," said EGF City Administrator Scott Huizenga.

Huizenga says that the new Councilperson will have catch up quickly because of some major decisions coming up.