Now Accepting Applications for Temporary City Council Appointment

July 9, 2019

Following Councilwoman Melanie Piana's resignation ahead of her November 2019 mayoral run, Ferndale City Council will consider applicants to fill her vacancy.

The designated appointee will serve on Ferndale City Council through the end of the year, after which the individual elected in the November 5 election will assume the remainder-term position.

To be considered for this temporary City Council appointment, please complete the digital application. Resumes and/or letters of intent are also encouraged and can be sent directly to the City Clerk, Marne McGrath, at

Applications will be accepted between July 8 and 29. City Council will review applications and make their decision and announcement at their August 5 meeting.

If you have questions, please contact the City Clerk's Office at 248-546-4366 or email


Kara Sokol

Communications Director