City Clerk Accepting Applications for City Council Vacancy

Monday, May 16, 2011

The City Council will have a vacant at-large seat as of June 18, due to the resignation of Rita Sweet Bellitto. The council will appoint a temporary successor until the November election.


Interested citizens who are registered voters may submit these items on or before June 23:

  • A letter stating interest in serving on the City Council
  • A statement of qualifications
  • A recent photo
  • A completed questionnaire, available at under “City Council Vacancy”

Submit documents to:

Ruth Hodges Fraser, MMC

City Clerk

281 City Hall, Municipal Center

2401 Courthouse Drive

Virginia Beach, VA 23456-9005


Or fax documents to (757) 385-5669.


Or e-mail them to


The citizen appointed by the City Council will serve until a candidate is elected during the Nov. 8 election and assumes office on Jan. 1, 2012.