Now Accepting Applications For Temporary City Council Appointment

September 10, 2019

Following Councilman Dan Martin's Sept. 9 appointment to the position of Ferndale Mayor (filling the seat left when former Mayor Dave Coulter stepped into the role of Oakland County Executive in August), Ferndale City Council will now consider applicants to fill his 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 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 Previous applicants from the last council appointment application process can reapply with the same materials by sending or emailing a letter of interest to the City Clerk.

Applications will be accepted through close of business on Tuesday, Sept. 17. City Council will review applications and make their recommendation at their Sept. 23 meeting.

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


Kara Sokol

Communications Director