by Mike Knaak
The St. Joseph City Council is accepting applications to fill a newly created vacancy.
Council member Matt Killam resigned at the end of April. He is moving out of the area.
The city is accepting applications until 3 p.m. Friday, May 11. The council will interview applicants and aim to swear in the new member at the June 4 meeting.
The vacant seat will be up for election in November along with those of council member Dale Wick and Mayor Rick Schultz.
The application form is available online at www.cityofstjoseph.com. Applicants must be city residents and be over the age of 21.
Killam was first elected in 2014.