A handful of candidates have applied to fill a vacant seat on Palmerton Borough Council.
Five applications were received by the borough as of 3 p.m. Friday, according to borough Manager Rodger Danielson.
Danielson said he was pleased with the level of interest expressed in the open seat.
"It's nice, considering that in the last election, people ran unopposed," Danielson said. "There was some interest here."
Danielson said the individuals who applied were Phil Binder, Gerald Robertson, Jereme Barkanic, Michael Ballard, and Holly Sell.