Banks, City Council, Government

Vacancy on city council to be filled by appointment

Banks City Hall. Photo: Brenda Schaffer

BANKS - Banks City Councilor Teri Branstitre announced that her last council meeting would be in January 2019 due to a planned move to Hillsboro and the city currently is working out the details of the recruitment process for her replacement.

Branstitre had previously served as mayor of Banks for one term, elected in 2006, and as a city councilor prior to that.

The city charter says about elections under a section titled 35.04, Qualification of Elective Officials, “No person may fill an elective office of the city unless, at the same time of election or appointment, the person is a qualified elector of the state and has resided continuously in the city during the 12 months previous to the election or appointment."

Additionally, the city council will be the final judge on . . .

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