From the City of Dublin:
At February 5th meeting of the Dublin City Council, the Council decided to conduct an appointment process for the vacant city council seat caused by the resignation of Eric Swalwell on January 2. The City Council will make this appointment at its February 19 City Council meeting, which will start at 5:30 p.m.
The City will begin accepting applications for the City Council vacancy beginning today, Wednesday, February 6 at 3 p.m. through Wednesday, February 13 until 3:00 p.m. All applications must be received by the City Clerk by this deadline, no postmarks will be accepted. Applications can be found on the City's website www.dublin.ca.gov or in person by visiting the City Clerk’s Office at Dublin City Hall, 100 Civic Plaza.
To select the candidate, the Dublin City Council will hold a public interview process at its February 19th City Council meeting which will begin at 5:30 p.m. and will be held in the City Council Chambers. Applicants must be present at this meeting and will be asked to make a three-minute presentation, followed by a question and answer period with the City Council.
If the City Council is able to reach a decision that evening, the selected candidate would begin serving the term of the vacated seat immediately at the meeting, which expires December 2014. Should the City Council not be able to reach a decision that evening, a Special Meeting of the City Council will be held on February 26 to make the appointment.