URBANA, Ill. (WCIA) — Mayor Diane Wolfe Marlin will nominate Ms. Shirese Hursey to fill in an empty City Council seat tonight’s Urbana City Council.
The seat was vacated by Ward 3 Alderman Aaron Ammons on November 30, 2018, following his election as Champaign County Clerk.
Pending City Council approval, Hursey will be sworn in immediately after.
“Shirese expressed some practical goals for the Ward, particularly the need for better communication with the Ward, working for basic services such as a grocery store, economic development, and celebrating the history and racial struggle that took place in Ward 3 and across our city”
Mayor Diane Marlin
The City Council will meet as the Committee of the Whole following the special meeting and a meeting of the Cunningham Township Town Board.