Ferguson residents will vote for new council members in April election

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FERGUSON, MO (KTVI) – Come next April’s municipal elections in 2015, Ferguson residents will have the opportunity to elect three city council members. FOX2 has learned that three incumbent members will not run for re-election.

Ferguson’s city council has 6 members.

Former mayor Brian Fletcher tells FOX2 he plans to file for a seat.

The racial makeup of the council has been under scrutiny since Michael Brown’s death.

Currently, there is only one person of color on the council.