Longest-serving Wyoming City Council member retires

William A. Ver Hulst, 77, said he was stepping down, effective immediately, at Monday night's meeting.

William A. Ver Hulst, the longest-serving Wyoming City Council member, announced his retirement last night.

Citing health reasons, 77-year-old Ver Hulst said he was stepping down, effective immediately, on Monday, March 5, 2018.

According to a press release, Ver Hulst served six years on the board of Wyoming Public Schools before being elected to the seven-person Council in 1993. He has served with four different mayors and 21 different Council members during his tenure on the Council.

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The City Council will find a replacement to serve the remainder of Ver Hulst’s term, which expires in November. If you're interested, submit a letter of their qualifications and resume by Thursday, March 15, to City Clerk Kelli VandenBerg.

After resumes are reviewed, council members will interview candidates on Monday, March 26 and select a replacement to start immediately.

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