Council to accept resignation Monday

CHAMBERSBURG—Chambersburg Borough Council is expected to take action Monday on the resignation of a councilman.

Council Member Amer Chaudhry, who represented the borough’s fourth ward, has moved out of his ward and, by law, must resign, according to Borough Manager Jeffrey Stonehill.

Council will need to accept Chaudhry’s resignation and will advertise for volunteers to replace him through the end of his term, which expires Dec. 31, 2021.

The fourth ward is situated west of Second Street and bordered by Commerce Street and approximately Queen Street and the Hamilton Township line.

Anyone interested in filling the seat must be age 18 or older and be a legal resident of the borough’s fourth ward for one year prior to appointment.

Applicants interested in applying should send their resume and letter of interest to the Borough Secretary at:

Chambersburg Borough elected officials receive a $4,125 stipend per year with no benefits, pursuant to state law.

Council is expected to accept Chaudhry’s resignation Monday and must appoint a successor by December after an affirmative vote by the majority of council.

Council will meet at 7 p.m. Monday in Council Hall, second floor, Municipal Building, 100 S. Second St., Chambersburg.