Derby City Council Member Darrell Downing, who represents Ward I, is resigning from the council effective May 8.
Downing is relocating to Colorado, according to a news release.
Downing has served on the council since January 2013. He previously served from September 1999 to April 2005.
The city is accepting applications to fill the vacancy until May 20. There are two years left on Downing’s term for Ward I, which includes the north part of Derby from 55th Street South to Tall Tree Road and extends south to Meadowlark Boulevard for the area west of The Oaks community.
To download an application, visit www.derbyweb.com/council.
Applications for the position can be sent to Rebecca Likiardopoulos at 611 Mulberry Road, Derby, KS 67037. She can be contacted at 788-3132 or firstname.lastname@example.org.