Douglas Co. Commissioners accepting applications to fill Mike Boyle's seat

(Omaha, NE) -- The Douglas County Board of Commissioners is accepting applications to fill the seat left vacant by the death of Commissioner Mike Boyle.

The county says citizens interested in replacing Mike Boyle on the Douglas County Board of Commissioners can submit a letter of application in care of Douglas County Clerk/Comptroller Daniel A. Esch, 1819 Farnam Street, Civic Center H08, Omaha, NE 68183 or at

All submissions must be received by Monday October 4, 2021, at 4:30 P.M. Along with the letter of application, applicants need to include the address of their residence and a résumé. All submissions will be made public. A candidate must be a registered voter and must be a resident of Douglas County Board District 1 for at least six months prior to being appointed. To verify residency requirements, applicants may contact the Douglas County Election Commissioner at 402-444-8683 for assistance. District maps are also available on the Election Commissioner's website here.

Prior to personal interviews, applications and résumés will be reviewed by Douglas County Treasurer John Ewing, Douglas County Attorney Don Kleine and Douglas County Clerk/Comptroller Daniel Esch. For the appointment, a public meeting(s) will be set and a decision is expected to be made on or before October 28, 2021. The appointee to this position will serve for the remainder of the current term and the position will be on the ballot in 2024.

More information will be available here.

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