Cynthia Bemis Abrams, a member of the Bloomington City Council since 2014, announced Tuesday that she will resign her seat effective June 4. She is surrendering her at-large council seat to move to Chicago with her husband.

The City Council will appoint a replacement to fill out Abrams’ unexpired term through December 2017.

Bloomington residents may apply for appointment to the seat.

Candidates must complete an affidavit and application available for download on the city’s website at or at the city clerk’s office at Bloomington Civic Plaza, 1800 W. Old Shakopee Road.

The deadline for receipt of applications is 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 21.