Dozens apply for Duluth City Council opening

Duluth city councilors will have a lot of work to do in picking a replacement city councilor: 28 people have applied for the job.

Councilor Derek Medved’s last meeting is Monday night. Since Medved holds an at-large seat, applicants to replace him come from all over the city. The filing window closed at 4:30 p.m. Monday.

The applicants include two former city councilors and several more people who have previously run for council.

The remaining eight city councilors will interview the 28 applicants at a meeting on Thursday, February 24. Three finalists will advance for second interviews on the 28th.

Applicants listed on the Duluth city website include:

Stephen Abernathy
Roderick Alstead
Paula Avery
Nikolas Bayuk
Norman Boucher
Ashlie Castaldo
Anne Christianson
Lori Dando
Chris Davila
Pez Davila
Justin Davis
Melissa DeRosierHolshouser
Jennifer Derrick
Corey Ford
Luke Frisco
Noah Hobbs
Scot Jenkins
Judd Johnston
Amy Merchant
Tim Meyer
Margie Nelson
Carmel Petersson
Mark Phillips
Ryan Stauber
Rob Stenberg
Matthew Stewart
Benjamin Wasche
Jenna Yeakle