Sunbury Seeks To Fill Council Vacancy

11 Nov , 2020  

There is an opening for the position of Sunbury Village Councilperson effective January 1, 2021. A seven-person council serves as the legislative authority of the Village.

Council meets the first, third and fifth Wednesdays of each month at 7:30 pm with additional committee meetings as assigned. The selected candidate would serve subject to all applicable laws until a successor is elected at the next November election in 2021. The position receives a stipend of $1900 per year, paid monthly.

Per ORC 731.12 all interested candidates MUST have resided in the corporate limits of the Village of Sunbury for a period of one year prior to their potential appointment and be an elector of the Village. No member of the legislative authority shall hold any other public office, be interested in any contract with the Village, or hold employment with the Village, except that such member may be a notary public, a member of the state militia, or a volunteer fireman of the Village, provided that such member shall not receive any compensation for his services as a volunteer fireman of the Village in addition to his regular compensation as a member of the legislative authority.

Any member who ceases to possess any of such qualifications or who removes from the Village shall forfeit the member’s office.

If you are interested in this position or have any questions, please send an e-mail, including a letter of interest and resume to or contact Village offices at 740-965-2684, prompt 3.

Deadline for accepting applications is 12:00 Noon on Wednesday, December 16, 2020 with appointment expected to be made by January 6, 2021.

Source: Village of Sunbury

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