Cloverdale, CAsonomawest.com

How will Cloverdale’s next council member be selected?

This week, the Cloverdale City Council is interviewing five candidates who threw their hats into the ring to fill a vacant council seat that’s set to expire in December 2022. Those five candidates — Joe Palla, Eric Sanders, Maeta Emmons, Nicole Garcia-Hinchliffe and Jenny Candelaria-Orr — will be interviewed during the Cloverdale City Council meeting on June 9.
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Cloverdale, CAsonomawest.com

Five people have filed applications for vacant council seat

As of Tuesday afternoon, June 1, the city of Cloverdale received five applicants for its vacant Cloverdale City Council seat. According to city clerk Irene Camacho-Werby, Joe Palla, Eric Sanders, Maeta Emmons. Nicole Garcia-Hinchliffe and Jenny Candelaria-Orr had filed applications for the seat by 3 p.m. on June 1. The...
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Cloverdale, CAsonomawest.com

One person has filed application for vacant council seat

As of Wednesday afternoon, May 25, the city of Cloverdale has only received one application for its vacant Cloverdale City Council seat. According to city clerk Irene Camacho-Werby, council veteran Joe Palla is the only person who has turned in an application thus far. The applications for those looking to...
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