Claremore City Councilor Debbie Long Announces Resignation
Applications are being accepted for her replacement
Claremore City Councilor Debbie Long announced her resignation from the Claremore City Council, effective Monday, January 24, 2022. She has represented Ward I since March of 2021 and is leaving the Council for personal reasons.
The City Council will now focus on finding Long’s replacement. According to the City Charter, applicants must be residents of Ward 1 for at least 90 days and a resident inside the Claremore city limits for at least six months prior to filing. Applicants must submit a letter of interest to the Claremore City Clerk by 5 p.m. on February 14, 2022. This letter may be submitted in person, by mail, or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. The replacement will serve until the next regularly scheduled City Council election on the first Tuesday in April, 2023.
Applicants will be interviewed by the Council on February 21, 2022, and the selected individual will be sworn in on March 7, 2022. Information on Ward I may be found here.