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In accordance with Section 3.06 of the Charter of the City of Missouri City, the District A Council position is vacant effective today (Tuesday, Nov. 6) as the current representative, Mayor Pro Tem Yolanda Ford, is a candidate in the 2018 mayoral race with Mayor Allen Owen, who is also on the ballot.
The Charter specifically states:
The MCTX Charter also mandates that City Council fill the District A vacancy by majority vote within 30 days following the Election—by Thursday, Dec. 6. The individual who Council appoints to serve in the position will serve until the next regular City election in November, 2019.
In keeping with City’s ongoing commitment to citizen engagement, Councilmembers are seeking candidate nominations from residents to fill the District A vacancy. Nominations are being accepted until Friday, Nov. 9 at midnight and nominees must:
Citizens can nominate an individual in the following ways:
The following “Show Me City” subdivisions comprise City Council District A:
City Council Members will begin interviewing selected candidates on Monday, Nov. 19. Once a candidate is appointed, the person will serve for the remaining term of the seat—until November, 2019, when City Council district elections will again take place.
For updates, please watch the City website: www.missouricitytx.gov, like us on Facebook—fb/MissouriCityTX, follow us on Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat—@MissouriCityTX, and Nextdoor, watch Missouri City Television (Ch. 16 on Comcast and Ch. 99 on AT&T U-verse) or download the MCTX Mobile app (available for free in Google Play and the Apple app store).