On Tuesday, January 24, City Council held a special meeting to conduct open interviews with candidates seeking to fill the vacant Ward 2/Seat B position.
3 candidates participated, including Carlton Cooper, Rachel Lawrence, and Raymond Turner. All candidates summarized their interest and experience and answered a series of questions. In the weeks following the meeting, Carlton Cooper withdrew from consideration.
Ultimately, Rachel Lawrence was appointed to fill the vacant Ward 2/Seat B position on Tuesday, February 6. Immediately following the decision, City Attorney Terence O’Rourke conducted the oath of office and Lawrence took her place on the dais.
Click here to watch the meeting.