The City of Casper is taking applications for people living in east Casper to fill the vacant position left after the resignation of council member Chris Walsh last week.

Walsh represented Ward III, which is generally located between South Conwell Street on the west to Hat Six Road on the east.

Chris Walsh. Tom Morton, Townsquare Media

Those interested in the nonpartisan position are asked to submit an application and résumé to the City Clerk’s Office, 200 N. David St., no later than 5 p.m. Friday, July 19. A list of applicants will be released to the media on July 22.

To qualify, you must be a registered voter in Natrona County, and  have been a resident of Ward III since at least July 10, 2018.

The council will then set a date for candidate interviews. The selected interim council member will serve until the next general municipal election in 2020, which is when Walsh would have been up for re-election.

To obtain an application, please visit the city's website for a map and an application, or go to the City Clerk’s Office.

For more information, contact the clerk’s office at (307) 235-8215.