Council Member Patricia Williams has submitted a letter of resignation from her position on the Clarkdale Town Council, effective April 24. Ms. Williams was first elected to office in 2004, and was re-elected for subsequent 4-year terms in both the 2008 election and the March, 2012 Primary Election.
The resignation is for the remainder of her current term (which ends in May, 2012) and for term that she was elected to in March (which begins in June, 2012).
In accordance with A.R.S. 9-235, the Town Council will fill the vacancy by appointment until the next regularly scheduled council election (which will occur in 2014 for Clarkdale).
There will be an opportunity for a candidate to run and be elected for the remaining 2-year term of office at the 2014 municipal election.
The Town of Clarkdale will host an Open House from 2-3 p.m. on Tuesday, April 24, in the Clark Memorial Clubhouse in honor of Council Member Williams. Members of the public and representatives of the many organizations that Council Member Williams volunteered for are invited and encouraged to attend.
The Council's special meeting will be held at 3 p.m. that day, at which time the Council is expected to accept Council Member Williams resignation, and discuss their preferences for an appointment process.