Letters will be accepted from citizens of Cumberland who are interested in being appointed to the seat being vacated by Councilman Seth Bernard. The term will extend through January 2, 2023 and is subject to the general election next year. Councilman Bernard announced at this week’s Mayor and Council meeting he is resigning, effective September 8th. Compensation for a city council position is $4800 annually. Letters, which should be addressed to the city clerk, Margie Woodring at 57 North Liberty Street, are being accepted through Friday, September 3rd.