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Posted on: April 13, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Applications Sought for Durham City Council Ward 3 Vacancy

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Applications Accepted April 13-23 and Due on April 23 at 5 p.m.; English and Spanish Applications Now Available Online

The Durham City Council is now accepting applications to fill the Ward 3 Council Seat for the unexpired term of former City Council Member Vernetta Alston, who has resigned to accept an appointment to the North Carolina House of Representatives to complete the term of the late Representative MaryAnn Black. 

The person selected for this position will be asked to serve until November 2021, which is when the Ward 3 term expires.

Candidates for the position must: 

  • Be at least 21 years of age. 
  • Live within the corporate city limits of Durham. 
  • Reside in Ward 3 of the City of Durham. 
  • Be a registered voter with the Durham County Board of Elections. 
  • Be current on City and County taxes at the time of their application submission.

Completed application packets will be accepted in the following three ways:

The deadline to receive completed applications and questionnaires is Thursday, April 23 at 5 p.m.

  • By email at [email protected].
  • By U.S. Mail to the City Clerk’s Office, 101 City Hall Plaza, Second Floor, Durham, N.C. 27701. The packet must be postmarked by the deadline.
  • By fax at (919) 560-4835.

Since City Hall is closed to the public due to COVID-19, completed application packets cannot be accepted in person at the City Clerk’s Office.

The vacancy notice, application, and questionnaire may now be accessed in English and Spanish on the City’s website at:

For additional information about this application process, contact the City Clerk’s Office by phone at (919) 560-4166 or by email at [email protected], Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  

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