City accepting applications for council opening

Dec 19, 2013

The City Council of the City of Edmonds is accepting applications from qualified Edmonds’ residents to be considered for appointment to an expected vacancy on the Edmonds City Council for position #6.

The City of Edmonds is a Mayor/Council form of government with regularly scheduled Council meetings on Tuesday evenings. Councilmembers are elected for seven (7) at-large positions and represent all citizens. Councilmembers receive a base salary of $1,000 per month and are eligible for health benefits.

Applicants "eligible" to fill the council vacancy are those who are
(1) registered to vote within the City; and
(2) have been a resident in the City for one year immediately preceding their appointment.

PLEASE COMPLETE THE ENTIRE FORM AND SUBMIT NO LATER THAN 4:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17, 2014. (Applicants may attach a cover letter and/or resume in addition to completing the entire application form.)

Application for Appointment forms are available as follows:

Online application at:

Go to “News Highlights”

Click on link “Click here to Apply for City Council Position #6”

Hard copy: First floor reception desk of City Hall: 121 5th Avenue North, Edmonds, WA 98020

PDF application: Please e-mail: You need to have Acrobat Reader on your computer to access this form.

If you are using the PDF or a hard copy application, you can submit as follows:

• E-mail completed application to:

FAX: 425.771.0254

You may drop off your completed application at the 1st Floor Reception Desk at City Hall, 121 5th Avenue North, Edmonds.

• If using U.S. Postal Service, your application must reach them by 4:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17, 2014 Please mail to:

Edmonds City Council Office, 121 5th Avenue North, Edmonds WA 98020

Interviews of the candidates are tentatively scheduled for: Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014. The tentative date for nominations before the full council is Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014.

Only those persons who have submitted applications, or have had applications submitted on their behalf, shall be eligible for nomination to fill said vacancy.

For additional information, please call the Executive Assistant to Council at: 425.771.0248 or e-mail at

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