(Bel Air, MD –April 1, 2009) – – The passing of Councilwoman Veronica Chenowith has left a vacancy in District B (Fallston and Abingdon) of the Harford County Council. In accordance with the County Charter, the Republican Central Committee of Harford County is required to forward the names of three qualified citizens to the Harford County Council. The Central Committee has decided to send names to the council no later than May 4, 2009. The county council will then choose Chenowith’s successor by a majority vote. The council will have until May 22 to appoint a new member.
The Central Committee is accepting applications of qualified persons for appointment to District B. Chairman Kim Wagner stated, “Roni will be truly missed and finding her successor will be a humbling endeavor.”
Those interested should submit a resume and application to the Republican Central Committee of Harford County, attention Bob Thomas, Secretary at P. O. Box 289 Bel Air, Maryland 21014. Resumes and applications must be postmarked no later than April 13, 2009. Applications postmarked after April 13 will not be considered. Applications will be available on the Central Committee’s website, www.harfordgop.org by April 6.
Candidates seeking the position must reside in District B and be a registered Republican voter. The County Charter also requires that an appointee has been a registered voter in the county for at least two years prior to the appointment.
Interviews will be conducted on Wednesday, April 22, 2009 at the Harford County Government Administration Building located at 220 South Main Street in Bel Air. Interviews will commence at 6:00 p.m. promptly.