With the election of Councilman Andre Rainey to the position of mayor, the Peekskill Common Council is seeking to appoint a resident to fill the seat vacated by Rainey as a result of his ascent to the Mayor’s Office, pursuant to the City Charter and New York State law.

Peekskill residents who are registered voters and have resided in the city for a minimum of three years and are interested in pursuing the appointment should mail or email a brief letter of intent and resume to the Mayor’s Office by Friday, Jan.26. These materials will be shared with members of the Common Council. All inquiries will be held in confidence at this time.

Materials should be sent to Mayor Andre K. Rainey at arainey@cityofpeekskill.com or by mail to Mayor Andre K. Rainey, 840 Main Street, Peekskill, New York 10566.

The 2018 salary for a councilperson is $8,686, and the vacancy term will run until midnight of election day 2018. Further information on the position and duties and the Council meeting schedule is available on the City’s website and in the Code of the City of Peekskill.

Editor’s Note: This information was provided by the City of Peekskill.