Cedarville city officials are looking for candidates to fill the mayor position officially made vacant May 19.
Mayor Glenanna O’Mara officially resigned as mayor at the Tuesday night meeting. At a special city council meeting May 4, O’Mara announced she would be resigning because of serious health issues.
A town meeting is scheduled June 9 at 7 p.m. and anyone that wishes to be considered as mayor is requested to attend.
Candidates need to be prepared to give a short speech as to why he wishes to be mayor and will be subject to questioning by residents, according to City Clerk-Treasurer Sandra Cook.
At the regular council meeting set for Tuesday, June 16, at 7 p.m., city councilmen will either appoint a mayor or decide to hold a special election.
Also at the Tuesday meeting, council members appointed Nina Prater to the vacant Alderman Ward 2 Position 2. Prater replaces Wendell Moore, who resigned from the seat April 21.
City officials still are looking for a new chief of police. Interested parties should send a resume to the City of Cedarville, P.O. Box 505, Cedarville, AR 72932 or can email a resume to TreasurerCedarville@gmail.com.
Any questions concerning the chief position can be emailed and will be passed on to city aldermen.
A spring clean day will be sponsored by the city on Saturday, June 6.
Dumpsters will be at city hall and volunteers will be on hand to supervise items being placed in the dumpsters.