City Council Vacancy

Erie City Council Announces Process for Accepting Applications for Vacant Council Position

Erie City Council announces that it will be accepting applications to fill a one-year vacancy on City Council. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and residents of the City of Erie for at least one year to be eligible for appointment.

Applicants should submit a one-page resume along with a cover letter answering the following three questions:

  • What is the greatest skill you would bring to City Council?
  • Where do you see the most potential in our City?
  • What obstacle would you most like to address?

Answers should be limited to no more than 125 words per question.

Applications will be received in the Office of the City Clerk, Room 104, Municipal Building, 626 State Street, Erie, PA 16501 or by email to by noon on Friday, January 27, 2023.

Laurie A. Watson, City Clerk

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