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Story by Oregon Herald staff
Published on Tuesday January 15, 2019 - 12:29 AM

Erik Paulsen has been selected to fill a vacant seat on Vancouver City Council. The council made the appointment official with a vote during their Jan.14 meeting. Paulsen will take his oath of office on Jan. 28 at the regularly scheduled city council meeting at City Hall

"Thank you to all who applied for this position. We interviewed six exceptional candidates for the open seat and each one brought a unique set of strengths that would have been an asset to our council," said Mayor Anne McEnerny-Ogle. "We look forward to working with Mr. Paulsen this year on the many issues of importance to Vancouver."

"I'm looking forward to joining the council in service of the citizens of Vancouver," added Paulsen.

Paulsen will hold office until the November 2019 general election and, if interested and qualified, could run for election then.