City Council Application Information


As of September 9, 2019, there is a vacancy on the Rio Vista City Council. Under California law, the remaining members of the City Council may appoint a person to serve the vacancy. Any person appointed to fill the vacancy shall hold office until the next general municipal election, November 2020. The person who is elected in November 2020 would serve for the unexpired balance of former Council Member McCracken’s term, or until November 2022. (Gov Code Section 36512(b)(2)(A).

Any person who is a citizen of the United States, is eighteen years or older and is both a resident of Rio Vista and a registered voter may be appointed to fill the vacancy. The City Council has established the following process for filling the vacancy:

1. The Council will appoint someone to the vacant position from a pool of applicants. Persons interested in being considered for this office must complete a City Council Application form and submit it to the City Manager’s office by mail, by personal delivery or via email attaching the signed application form during normal business hours, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday (City Hall is closed on Fridays). Applications are available at City Hall, 1 Main Street, Rio Vista, CA and available on the City website. Application deadline is 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 15, 2019. Email submission to:

2. Council tentative interviews will be held at City Hall either Thursday, October 24, 2019, Friday, October 25, 2019 or Monday, October 28, 2019 at a time to be determined during a 6:00 p.m. Special City Council Meeting. The Council will deliberate and select a person to fill the vacancy at that same meeting.

Questions concerning this process may be directed to the City Clerk at 707-3746567.

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