• From date of appointment to April 2024


  • 18 years of age
  • U.S. Citizen
  • Resident of the City
  • Qualified to register to vote


  • Advertisement placed on city website.
  • Advertisement placed on city social media
  • Advertisement will be forwarded to Oshkosh Media Gov TV to run on cable channel
  • A news release will be sent to the local media.
  • Interested citizens submit a Council Candidate Questionnaire to City Clerk no later than 4:30 PM on Thursday, April 20th.
  • Completed Questionnaires may be hand delivered, sent via the U. S. Postal Service or e-mail to the Office of the City Clerk:

    USPS: address:
    Office of the City Clerk
    City of Oshkosh
    P.O. Box 1130
    Oshkosh, WI 54903-1130

  • Completed Questionnaires must be received by 4:30 PM on Thursday, April 20th.
  • Applicant information will be forwarded to City Council members as they are received, and will be made available to the public on in the office of the City Clerk.

Consideration of appointment

  • Applicants make brief presentation to Council on Tuesday, April 25.
  • Public Comments
  • Council Discussion
  • Selection procedure for Tuesday, April 25.
    • The City Clerk shall poll the members of the Council who shall respond with the name of the applicant that they are casting their vote for
    • Successful applicant must receive a majority vote of 'all members' – four (4) votes required.
      • If there are more than two applicants, a first ballot will be taken. If no one receives a majority (four (4) votes), all but the top two leading candidates are dropped and a second vote will be taken on the two remaining candidates.

Click here for an application.