The Surprise City Council appointed Nancy Hayden to serve as the councilmember for District 2 (D2), at their Tuesday Regular Meeting.
Hayden immediately took the Oath of Office and joined the council for the remainder of the meeting.
The seat was vacated following the death of Councilmember Jim Hayden December 20, 2017.
In all, six applicants were interviewed by the council in a January 23rd Special Meeting. You can watch the applicant interviews here.
Nancy Hayden has lived in Sun City Grand for 15 years and is the wife of the late Councilmember Jim Hayden. She cited wanting to develop a strong relationship between the city and residents and be part of the community’s development among her reasons for wanting to serve.
You can read the complete candidate applications here, listed in order in which they were received by the City Clerk.
Hayden’s appointment term will end December 31, 2018. The candidate that wins the August 28 Primary Election will then serve out the remaining two years of the four-year term, beginning January 1, 2019.
D2 includes the following neighborhoods: Sun City Grand, Bell West Ranch and portions of Arizona Traditions.
For more information about the August election visit www.surpriseaz.gov/2018election.