The Town of Crawford hopes to seat a new trustee at its Feb. 15 meeting, said Mayor Wanda Gofforth. Letters of interest are now being accepted from citizens interested in filling the seat vacated by Tammy Broughton on Jan. 17.
In order to be considered for the seat, a citizen must have been a resident of Crawford the past year, must be a registered elector and must be at least 18 years old. Letters can be dropped off at town hall Tuesday - Thursday; emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org; or mailed to P.O. Box 56 in Crawford. Letters are due to the Town by Wednesday, Feb. 8.
The person appointed to fill the seat will serve until April 2020.
A collaborative effort between the Delta County Sheriff's Office and municipal law enforcement agencies throughout Delta County has resulted in a proposal for a 1 percent sales tax increase to fund public safety. A PowerPoint presentation titled "Back the Badge" is starting to make the rounds at city/town council meetings, service club luncheons and other events.