City Council Position 3, Mayor Pro Tempore[email protected]
Anne Hessburg was elected to the City Council in November 2019 and began serving on the City Council in January 2020. She had previously served on the Planning Commission from 2010 through 2019.
Anne currently works for Grette Associates, LLC with a background in environmental permitting, land use planning, and code administration. Her work experience includes natural resource management, Shoreline Management Act permitting, building and land use permitting, comprehensive plan and zoning amendments, and writing, interpretation, administration, and enforcement of county and municipal codes. She also has extensive experience working with SEPA, Critical Areas Ordinances, Shoreline Management, and zoning for both rural and urban areas. In addition, Anne has training in stream typing and ordinary high water mark identification from the Washington Departments of Ecology and Natural Resources. She has worked with local, state, and federal agencies in north-central Washington on environmental permitting issues for over thirteen years. Anne’s long range planning experience includes drafting, editing, and review of policy and regulatory language for the Chelan County Shoreline Master Program update; and drafting and editing language for zoning, development and critical area regulations.
She chairs the Parking Advisory Committee and is a member of the Residential Advisory Committee for Leavenworth, is a Leadership Circle member for the Chelan-Douglas Land Trust with seats on the Governance, Lands and Outreach committees, and sits on the Board of Directors for the Leavenworth Film Festival.
Committee Membership: Economic Development, Finance, Parking Advisory, and Link Transit Board.
Last modified: February 10, 2022