Those with a willingness to serve the public and a desire to direct the county are urged to apply for the vacant county commissioner’s seat to replace the late Arthur “Butch” Craig.
Craig, of Diller, was a county commissioner in Jefferson County since 2011 and was re-elected in November of last year.
According to Jefferson County Clerk Cynthia Newman, only one person has applied for the position as of Monday morning.
The county clerk, treasurer and attorney will make up the committee that will interview candidates and appoint the new commissioner.
Applicants have until 5 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 11 to hand in a resume at the courthouse, 411 Fourth Street, or mail to Jefferson County Clerk’s Office, 411 Fourth Street, Fairbury, NE, 68352.
Interviews for the top candidates will be held on Sept. 17-18 with specific times to be posted at a later date.