Ward 2 Appointment


At the January 23, 2017 City Council meeting, the City Council appointed Ruth Ann Swaney to represent Ward 2 in the seat vacated by Harlan Wells. 

  • Ruth Ann Swaney will serve until a successor is elected and qualified in November 2017.
  • The position will be open for nomination and election in the 2017 municipal election for the balance of the term which ends January 7, 2019.
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About the Position
The City Council is the policy making body of the City of Missoula. 

In order to be eligible for the office, applicants must be: 

  • a U.S. citizen,
  • a citizen of the State of Montana,
  • a resident in Ward 2 60 days prior to appointment,
  • a qualified elector registered and eligible to vote under state law, and
  • at least 18 years of age.
The position currently pays $1,215.80 per month plus City benefits.