Somerville Ethics Commission Seeking Resident to Fill Vacancy for Three-Year Term

SOMERVILLE – The City of Somerville’s Ethics Commission is currently seeking a Somerville resident to fill a mid-term vacancy on the five-member board. Ethics Commissioners serve three-year terms and are not term limited. Commissioners do not receive a stipend. For this vacancy, the applicant’s initial term would end June 30, 2019, and would be subject to re-appointment following required approvals by the Mayor and Board of Aldermen. Of the five members, two are appointed by the Mayor and subject to approval by the Board of Aldermen, one member is appointed by the Board of Aldermen and subject to approval by the Mayor, one member is appointed by the School Committee, and one member is the Election Commissioner.

The Somerville Ethics Commission is charged with reviewing statements of interest filed with the Commission to determine whether the relevant rules and regulations have been fulfilled.

Interested residents should submit a brief statement of interest and a resume to the Elections Department by email to, or by mail to Attn: Election Commissioner, Somerville City Hall, 93 Highland Ave., Somerville, MA 02143. Applications must be received no later than Friday, July 27 at 12:30 p.m. Applications will be reviewed by the Mayor’s Appointments Advisory Committee (AAC) and you will be notified if you are selected as a finalist. For more information about the AAC, please visit www.somervillema/gov/appointments.

The City of Somerville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability or any other protected category. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


Individuals with disabilities who need auxiliary aids and services for effective communication, written materials in alternative formats, or reasonable modifications in policies and procedures, in order to access the programs and activities of the City of Somerville or to attend meetings, should contact the City’s ADA Coordinator, Nency Salamoun, at 617-625-6600 x2323 or

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