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Open City Council Seat: Applications Being Accepted

Open City Council Seat: Applications Being Accepted

The City will begin the process of filling the City Council position held by resigning Council Member Craig Hess by submitting an application packet that will include the following items:

Under Washington law, the City Council has 90 days to appoint a city resident to fill the vacancy.  Residents interested in serving in the position are encouraged to submit an application packet to City Clerk Chantell Steiner at Leavenworth City Hall by 5:00 PM on February 6, 2020.  The City Council will choose the date for interviews and selection at the February 11, 2020 City Council meeting.

Position No. 2 is the available City Council seat. The appointed candidate will need to seek election to the office in November of 2021 to hold the seat for the term of office which ends December 31, 2023. The salary for this position is $500 per month.

Under Washington law, qualified applicants must be a registered voter, must reside within the City, and must have lived within the City limits for at least one year.

If you are interested in serving the residents of Leavenworth and would like to read more information about being a City Council Member, please review the following document:

Any questions about the available position may be directed to City Administrator Joel Walinski at jwalinski@cityofleavenworth.com or (509) 548-5275.

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