MAYOR POSITION VACANCYThe City of Clarkfield isaccepting applications from citizens interested in an appointment to fill theremaining term of a council position.The term will expire after the special election results come in. The Council may appoint anyindividual who is eligible for election to the office of City Council. To be eligible a person must be a U.S.citizen, a resident of the City and at least 21 years old. The Council is not obligated to appoint anycandidate previously defeated in an election for the office. (MN Const. ArticleVII subd 6.)Application forms are due by August31st, and are available at the City Office, 812 10th Ave Suite 1, POBox 278, Clarkfield, MN 56223, by calling 320-669-4435, or by clicking the Council Application on our website clarkfield.org. Applications will be reviewed and interviewsconducted prior to making the appointment to fill the position.
The Regular Council Meeting on September 1st, 2015 will be moved to Monday, August 31st starting at 7:00 pm.
At the Council meeting on August 18,2015, the Council chose to hold a special election in order to fill the vacancy of the Mayor. The first step in this process will be to create an ordinance that specifies the circumstances under which such an election will be held. Once this process is complete, a timeline will be presented and available to the public on important dates for the election. If you have any questions, please contact the City Office at 320-669-4435.
Mayor Al Gates has resigned his position as Clarkfield's Mayor on August 4th, 2015. Due to his resignation, the Council will need to fill the vacancy of Mayor. Attached are the guidelines on filling a vacancy on the Council. This will be on page 8 of the League of MN Cities Handbook Chapter 6. If you have any questions, please feel free to call the City Office at 320-669-4435. LMC_Handbook_Chapter_6.pdf
Applications for 2015 Grants through the Clarkfield Area Coummunity Foundation are now being accepted. Please click on the "Clubs and Organizations" tab above and then select Clarkfield Area Community Foundation for more information along with the guidelines and an application form.
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We are currently raising funds to add toddler equipment to the North Park playground. The equipment is called a Playdozer and will cost Young Families $5,695. The equipment is rated for ages 2-12.
Our current fundraiser is Cards for a Cause - $30 for the box of your choice. There are 30 handmade, embellished cards with matching envelopes in each box - this makes each card only $1!! Each box is sturdy and sectioned into various occasions.
Boxes make great gifts, and of course the cards are perfect for any occasion!
Please place your order by contacting Katie Zuraff.
Clarkfield City Hall904 10th AvenueClarkfield, MN 56223Tel: (320) 669-4435Fax: (320) 669-4815
County: Yellow MedicineMayor: Albert GatesPopulation: 944 (2000 Census)Zip Code: 56223Area Code: 320