Wehnimer's Landing Town Council

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Town Council Position (PC)

  • There are 4 Town Council positions, each to be filled at all times.
  • The Town Council position is open to all players who are a Wehnimer's Landing citizen prior to Jan 1st of the current election year.
  • The Judge must review and approve of every application for Town Council. (The Landing Town GM will review the player's in-game warnings, conduct, history of policy abuse, etc.)
  • The term of each Town Council position will be for 1 year. Elections will be held every summer.
  • There is no max term limit for players to hold a town council position, however they must wait 2 years after having served 2 terms before running again.
  • Players may be removed from the Town Council at the request of the Mayor (NPC) and a 2/3 majority of the Stewards (NPC). Any removal request must be further approved of by the Town Judge (NPC). This is setup so that if any player is disruptive in the game or wracks up official warnings, they can be removed by the Wehnimer's Landing Town GM with an in-game explanation as well.

Application Process

  • The character must be a full citizen of Wehnimer's Landing.
  • The account must have been active for the last 30 days.
  • The character must submit an application to Moot Hall. (GM Kenstrom)
  • The character must pay the council application fee of 500,000 silvers.
  • The account must have had no official warnings in the last year.
  • There are no restrictions based on membership in CHE's and MHO's or based on level, race, profession or Arkati.
  • The elected term is for 1 year, with no limit to number of terms. There is however a 2-year waiting period after every two terms. This allows for more people to run for office, while not preventing others from ever doing it again.

 Application Questions

1. What does Wehnimer's Landing mean to you?
2. What do you feel you can bring to Wehnimer's Landing, if serving on the town council?
3. What are the goals you would like to accomplish for Wehnimer's Landing? How would you do this?
4. Describe your connection to Wehnimer's Landing, your history with the town and its people, and why this makes you the best choice for mayor?
5. Do you belong to any organizations, inside or outside of Wehnimer's Landing?

Please complete the application and submit to gskenstrom@yahoo.com with the title "Town Council Application - Character Name"

Town Council Expectations

  • The Player Town Council member is expected to have a clean in-game record. Official warnings of any kind can lead to the position being reviewed and possibly revoked.
  • The Player Town Council member is expected to maintain full citizenship in Wehnimer's Landing during the course of their term.
  • The Player Town Council member is encouraged to put forth ideas for the town, but it will solely be up to the discretion of the Town GM if these projects can be implemented.
  • The Player Town Council member is expected to vote on matters brought before them from the Town Mayor. The Town Council member does not need to be in-game, or attend a specific event at a specific time in order to cast their vote. Voting will be done via Email (Town GM and SGMs), or via the Forums, or via a public event if it can be arranged.
  • The Player Town Council member is encouraged to organize and attend public town meetings to engage the player base and collect suggestions and concerns of in-game topics.
  • The Player Town Council member is allowed to help with smaller town projects such as food/drink design, creating ideas for citizen-only benefits, or other concepts to help improve or update Wehnimer's Landing.
  • The Player Town Council member will have access to a new wing of Moot Hall, including their own private office.
  • The Player Town Council member is not expected to have a high level of in-game hours, nor are they expected to attend specific events, or be online at specific times.
  • The Player Town Council member is expected to serve as a voice of the community and help encourage inclusiveness in the player population.

Town Council Restrictions

  • The Player Town Council member CANNOT use their position to make false promises to other players outside of the scope of game mechanics, or against game policy.
  • The Player Town Council member does NOT have any GameMaster on speed dial because of this position. They must use the same appropriate channels of communication as everyone else.
  • The Player Town Council member title and position is designed primarily to be a "roleplaying" experience, and there remains an NPC Mayor, Stewards, and Judge to help maintain checks and balances.
  • The Player Town Council member can collect and propose ideas for the town, but there is no guarantee of anything.
  • The Player Town Council member cannot use their position to break game policy or harass other players for any reason.
  • The Player Town Council member can not use their position to arrest other characters or appoint deputies.
  • The Player Town Council member will lose their title and position if they close their account. If the character goes inactive for more than 30 days their position can be reviewed and replaced if there is no proper communication.

2023 Dates

  • Applications Open - 6/14/23 - 7/9/23
  • Town Council Candidates Announced - 7/12/23
  • Campaign Season - 7/12/23 - 7/31/23
  • Voting Begin - 8/1/23 - 8/9/23
  • New Town Council Members Announced - 8/10/23