On January 21, 2011, Sandy Springs Councilmember Ashley Jenkins today announced her intention to pursue her career in the travel industry. That move will necessitate her resignation from the City Council. The Mayor and Council will decide at their regularly scheduled meeting on February 1, 2011, the date and fees for a special election to fill the vacancy for Sandy Springs City Council, District Four. A special election will be called since more than 12 months are left in the unexpired term.
Qualifications to fill Council District 4 include being: registered voter in Sandy Springs, a 12-month resident of Sandy Springs, a 6-month resident of Council District 4. This is a non partisan election. The successful candidate will fill the unexpired term until the 2013 general election.