Bethlehem City Council is accepting letters of interest, resumes, and responses to questions (if a candidate wishes to respond), for an appointment to fill a vacancy on City Council as a result a resignation of a former Council member. The candidate selected will serve out the remainder of the resigned member’s term, running until January 2, 2024, when a successor will be sworn into office after the 2023 general election.

Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and their contact information to the City Clerk’s Office at cityclerk@bethlehem-pa.gov or mail the documents and information to Bethlehem City Council, City Clerk's Office, 10 East Church Street, Room B212, Bethlehem, PA 18018, by 12:00 PM on Tuesday, January 25, 2022. After we receive the candidate application materials, you will be sent a list of questions from current Council members that you have the option to answer, in-writing, as part of the selection process. Prior to submitting application materials, it is strongly recommended that candidates first email the City Clerk’s Office (email above) or call (610) 865-7130 to state their interest and discuss residency and other qualifications. TIMELINE. As stated, a cover letter and resume must be submitted to the City Clerk’s Office no later than 12:00 PM Tuesday, January 25, 2022, to be considered. Applicants will have the opportunity to provide public comment on their candidacy in front of City Council at the Council meeting on Tuesday, February 1, 2022, at 7:00 PM, in the Town Hall Rotunda Building located at 10 East Church Street, Bethlehem, PA 18018. An applicant will be selected and appointed by Council at that meeting. If you have any questions, please contact the City Clerk’s Office using the contact information above.