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Orinda Looking For Someone To Fill Senator Glazer’s Shoes On Council

The City of Orinda is looking for someone to replace Senator Glazer on its council.

The Orinda City Council is seeking applications to fill the City Council position vacated by now Senator Steve Glazer.

If appointed, the successful applicant’s term will begin on the date of their appointment and continue through December 6, 2016.

The Council is looking for someone who has a thorough understanding of the issues facing the City and who can demonstrate a history of active civic leadership, community service and engagement in Orinda.

In addition to regular Council business, the individual selected must be available to actively participate as a Council liaison to numerous external agencies and organizations as well as Orinda Commissions.


Must be a resident of the City of Orinda
Must be at least 18 years of age to be eligible
The application also requires the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest (Form 700) for calendar year 2014

Applicants must: 

    1. Submit an application, including a Form 700, by 5:00pm on Monday, July 6, 2015. All applications and supplemental materials will be made available to the public after the application deadline. The documents can be found on the City’s website at:  www.cityoforinda.org
    1. Make a 5-minute opening statement and be available for questions at a Special City Council Meeting on Wednesday, July 15, 2015 beginning at 6:00pm.
    1. The City Council will consider all applications and may make an appointment at the July 15, 2015 Special Meeting or at a subsequent meeting prior to the July 27, 2015 deadline
  1. The new City Councilmember would tentatively be sworn into office at the July 21, 2015 City Council Meeting

Any endorsements on behalf of candidates, via email, regular mail, or in writing should be sent to the City Clerk, City Hall, 22 Orinda Way, Orinda, CA 94563


  1. Muddy boots to fill. I like the metaphor. I like his workman approach. I didn’t like the ankle deep mailers, but it is a bit of a war right now to get unions to represent all of the working class and not just those paying dues directly and not just the well-paid negotiators and management.

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