By Karen Halfpop, Branson Globe Digital/Production Director
Branson Alderman Kevin McConnell is resigning from the Board of Aldermen, effective August 7, 2020.
According to a City of Branson news release, McConnell has served on the board, representing Ward III for three years and was currently serving a term that will end in April 2021. McConnell stated that he will be moving out of Ward III and will no longer be able to serve on the Board of Aldermen for Ward III per city code, according to the release. In his resignation letter, McConnell said, “It was a pleasure serving the City of Branson.”
The news release from the City of Branson stated McConnell will be officially honored for his service at the regular Board of Aldermen meeting on July 28, 2020.
Applications for this Alderman position will be made available for any qualifying full-time resident of Ward III. According to State statute, the Mayor will choose a name from the applicant list and that applicant will need to be approved by the Board of Aldermen. The applicant’s term will run until the April 2021 elections.
Applications are now being accepted for the position and will be open for two weeks. Those interested in applying or finding out more about the qualifications and duties of a Branson Alderman can find the full application on our website, www.bransonmo.gov and at Branson City Hall.