Rose Hall & Beach District Vacant City Council Seats

Review the application process and get information about the short list of candidates for the Beach District. Materials available in right-hand column on this page. Public comments invited at the April 16, 2019 City Council meeting. 

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ROSE HALL DISTRICT SEAT

​​​​​​​​​​​​Due to the resignation of Shannon DS Kane, the Rose Hall District seat is vacant. The Virginia Beach City Council encourages registered voters in the Rose Hall District interested in filling the vacant seat to apply for consideration. Applications material must be received no later than 5 p.m., April 22, 2019. 

Candidates must provide the following items:RoseHallDistrict2019_WEB.png

The completed application package should be submitted to:​

2401 Courthouse Drive
Suite 281
Virginia Beach, VA 23456
ABarnes@VBgov.com​ 

All application materials must be received no later than 5 p.m. on April 22, 2019. 

In order to be eligible for appointment, candidates must reside in the Rose Hall District. To determine which district you reside in, visit VBgov.com/property-search​ and enter your address. Next, select your home, then scroll down and select the “City Services” tab. You can view your district in the section labeled “Voting Districts.” You may also view a copy of the Council District Map here.

The review process: 

  • The City Council will review applications during a special closed session and narrow the applicants to a short list of candidates that will be made public on April 23
  • Application materials for the short list will also be available to the public and citizens will have an opportunity to provide feedback to City Council during the April 30 City Council meeting. 
  • The City Council will interview selected candidates during a public special session on May 7. Immediately following the interviews, the City Council will deliberate and may make a decision that same day. ​​

BEACH HALL DISTRICT SEAT

​​​​​​​​​Due to the March 19 Virginia Beach Circuit Court order, the Beach District Council seat is vacant. R​egistered voters in the Beach District​ interested in filling the vacant seat had until April 8, 2019 to apply for consideration.  ​​​

Candidates were required to provide the following items:

​In order to be eligible for appointment, candidates must reside in the Beach District. To determine which district you reside in, visit VBgov.com/property-search​ and enter your address. Next, select your home, then scroll down and select the “City Services” tab. You can view your district in the section labeled “Voting Districts.” You may also view a copy of the Council District Map here.

The citizen City Council appoints will serve until a candidate is selected during a special election in November, that individual has been deemed qualified to serve and takes the oath of office. ​

The review process: 

  • On April 9, the City Council reviewed applications in a closed session to narrow the applicants to a short list of candidates and the applications from the short list of candidates is available on this page under Related Documents. ​
  • Citizens will have an opportunity to provide feedback to City Council during the April 16 City Council meeting. 
  • The City Council will interview selected candidates during a public special session on April 23. Immediately following the interviews, the City Council will deliberate and may make a decision that same day. ​

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