Application period to file for seat on Humble City Council ends Aug. 12

The city of Humble is currently accepting applications for a vacant Humble City Council seat.

The city of Humble is currently accepting applications for a vacant Humble City Council seat.

The city of Humble is currently accepting applications for Humble City Council, Place 2, which was left vacant after late Council Member Glenn Redmon died July 13 after a battle with leukemia.

Redmon ran unopposed for Place 2 in the May 4 election and was sworn into office in mid-May. The position is for a two-year term ending in May 2021.

The city began accepting applications for the position July 30, and the deadline to file for the position is 5 p.m. Monday, Aug. 12. Following the filing period deadline, council members will review the applications and nominate a candidate for vote at a later date, according to the application notice from the city of Humble.

In order for an individual to be eligible to apply for the position, candidates must be a U.S. citizen, be a resident in Harris County, be 18 years old, be a qualified voter and have resided within the corporate limits of the city of Humble for one year prior to the filing date. Candidates also cannot be a convicted felon, cannot be declared mentally incapacitated by a court of law and cannot owe money to the city of Humble.

Interested candidates must submit the required documents to City Secretary Jenny Page at Humble City Hall, 114 W. Higgins St., Humble, by 5 p.m. Aug. 12. Required documents can be found and downloaded at www.cityofhumble.com/election2019.html.
By Kelly Schafler

Editor, Lake Houston | Humble | Kingwood

Kelly Schafler is the editor for the Lake Houston, Humble and Kingwood edition of Community Impact Newspaper, covering public education, city government, development, businesses, local events and all things community-related. Before she became editor, she was the reporter for the Conroe and Montgomery edition for a year and a half.



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