News Release: Council Vacancy
Round Hill Seeks New Town Council Member Following Unexpected Vacancy
The Round Hill Town Council is looking for residents interested in being appointed by the Town Council to fill a vacant Council seat until a special election can be held for that seat in May 2020. Council Member Fred Lyne submitted a letter of resignation from his position on the Town Council. In accordance with the Code of Virginia § 24.2-228, the Town Council will fill the vacancy on an interim basis by appointment until the regular Town elections in May 2020. At that time there will be an opportunity for the appointee and/or another candidate to run and be elected for the remainder of Mr. Lyne’s term of office, which runs until June 30, 2022.
Only residents who presently live and have lived within the Town’s corporate limits for a minimum of six months are eligible to fill this vacancy. The Town Council meets regularly on the first and third Thursday of every month at 8:00 p.m. as well as special meetings as required. Interested individuals must send a letter of interest and resume to the attention of the Town Administrator ([email protected]) and Mayor Scott Ramsey ([email protected]) or to the Town Office at 23 Main Street, PO Box 36, Round Hill, VA 20142-0036 by August 31, 2019. Residents may contact the Town Administrator with any questions at 540-338-7878.