City Council Vacancy

Highland City announces a vacancy in the office of City Council created by the resignation of Council Member Sarah D. Petersen.  This Council seat will be for the term of September 2023 - January 2026.

The City Council will fill this vacancy at a special meeting to be held on the following date:

Tuesday, September 12, 2023 at 6:00 pm
Highland City Hall
5400 W Civic Center Dr, Highland, UT 84003

Any qualified person interested in being considered for appointment to the position of City Council may make application to Stephannie Cottle, City Recorder. Applications must be accepted in person, during regular business hours (Monday - Thursday 7:30 am - 6:00 pm), no later than Tuesday, September 5, 2023 at 6:00 pm.  The application can be found here or at the city office building located at 5400 W. Civic Center Dr, Highland, UT.

Applicants must meet the following qualifications:

  • Must be a registered voter in Highland City*
  • Must have resided within Highland City for 12 consecutive months immediately before the date of the election
  • Maintain a principal place of residence within the municipality, and within the district that the elected officer represents, during the officer's term of office
  • If the individual resides in a territory which was annexed into the municipality: must have resided within the annexed territory or the municipality the 12 consecutive months immediately before the date of the election
  • Not convicted of a felony, treason, or crime relating to elections**
  • Cannot have been declared mentally incompetent
  • Pay a $35 filing fee

    * Utah Code §20A-2-101 states: A registered voter (1) is a citizen of the United States; (2) is a resident of Utah; (3) will, on the date of that election, be at least 18 years old, (4) has been a resident of Utah for 30 days immediately before that election; (5) and is registered to vote.

    ** Utah Code §20A-2-101.5 states: A person convicted of a felony loses the right to hold office until (1) all felony convictions have been expunged, OR (2) ten years have passed since the most recent felony conviction AND the person has paid all court-ordered restitution and fines AND the person has completed probation, been granted parole, or completed the term of incarceration associated with the felony.