BRANSON, Mo – Branson Alderwoman Betsy Seay tendered her letter of resignation from the Board of Aldermen effective September 1, 2018. Mayor Karen Best read the letter t Tuesday night’s Board of Aldermen meeting.
Alderwoman Seay, who represented Branson’s Ward III for 2 1/2 years, has moved out of her district and according to City code can no longer serve. Her resignation letter says in part: “It has been an honor to serve the people of Branson for the last two and a half years. Thank you to all of you who believed in me and trusted me to do the right thing even though it was difficult.”
According to a release from the City of Branson, applications will be made available for any full-time resident of Ward III to fill Seay’s unexpired term. 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 next official election, which is April 2, 2019.
Applications will officially open September 4, 2018, and will remain open for two weeks. Interested persons can find applications on the city’s website and at Branson City Hall.
The City would like to thank Seay for her time and dedication to our community. She will be officially be honored for her service at the regular Board of Aldermen meeting September 11, 2018.