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Posted on: January 10, 2023

5th Ward Common Council Candidate Interviews


Common Council’s Vacancy Committee held interviews with the 8 candidates for the vacant 5th Ward Common Council seat, the videos are available to the public on the city's YouTube channel here.

A recommendation will be presented to Common Council prior to February 1 for their consideration at that meeting. If approved, the new Alderperson will be sworn in at that time. We appreciate the level of interest in serving the City on Common Council.

Questions can be referred to the members of the Vacancy Committee:
Mayor Laura Lewis (
Alderperson Robert Cantelmo (
Alderperson Rob Gearhart (

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