Instructions for those wanting to apply for Sanberg's city council seat

Jul 29, 2013

Anyone interested in being part of the Peoria city council can apply at the Mayor’s office. Mayor Jim Ardis and the council are charged with filling the vacant at-large council seat held by Gary Sandberg. Sandberg died more than a week ago of heart disease likely compounded by the heat.

Those applying for the seat should send a cover letter and resume to Chayne Chamberlain’s email address. Resumes can also be sent to the Office of the Mayor via U.S. mail. Entries must be submitted by the end of the business day, Friday, August 9th.

The Mayor and council have 60 days after a vacancy occurs to appoint a person. Sandberg’s term expires in 2015. Chamberlain’s email address is

The mailing address of the Mayor’s office is:

Office of the Mayor/Council, Suite 207L

Attention: Chayne Chamberlain

419 Fulton Street

Peoria, Il 61602