Metro Council Vacancy for District 6

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Aerial photo the highway and the river bank along East Portland
The Metro Council has a vacancy for District 6 and is looking for applicants to fill the position.

On Oct. 21, 2021, the Metro Council — the elected board that oversees the regional government for the greater Portland metropolitan area — approved Resolution 21-5210 to declare a vacancy on the Metro Council for District 6. 

District 6 includes portions of Northeast, Southeast, and Southwest Portland. Some communities within District 6 include: Ashcreek, Brentwood-Darlington, Bridlemile, Crestwood, Foster-Powell, Goose Hollow, Hayhurst, Kerns, Laurelhurst, Lents, Montavilla, Mt. Tabor, Multnomah, Reed, and Sellwood-Moreland.

The position will be vacant until a councilor is appointed by majority vote of the Metro Council. The new councilor’s term shall end on Jan. 3, 2023. The annual salary of a Metro Councilor is $51,565. An election to serve the final two years of the previous councilor’s original term will also be held in 2022. Candidates for District 6 must file by March 8 for the May 17 primary.

Applications will open Dec. 8, 2021, and will remain open until 5 p.m. Monday, Jan. 3, 2022. Applications will be available for online submission here. Find out more about the opportunity here.