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Vacancy on Houghton Community Council, Applications Due March 31

KIRKLAND, Wash. –  The Houghton Community Council is accepting applications for an appointment to Position 4.  The four-year term of Position 4 ends on certification of the 2017 general election. To be eligible to apply, you must:

•    Reside within the territorial boundaries of the former Town of Houghton as of the date of its consolidation with the City of Kirkland (August 1968);
•    Be a registered King County voter; and
•    Be required to file the elected office holders’ annual public disclosure form with the Washington State Public Disclosure Commission.

Completed applications must be submitted to the City Clerk prior to 4:00 p.m., Thursday,  March 31, 2016 and are available on the City’s website, at the City Hall information Desk, 123 Fifth Avenue, or by calling (425) 587-3190.  Appointment to this vacancy will be made by the Houghton Community Council.  The appointment will expire upon certification of the 2017 General Election.  

The Houghton Community Council is the elected council for the Houghton Community Municipal Corporation. The Community Municipal Corporation was created pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 35.14 RCW.  Information about the Council’s jurisdiction, powers and authority can be found in Kirkland Municipal Code (KMC) Chapter 2.12. The KMC can be viewed online.

For information regarding the recruitment process, contact Kathi Anderson, Kirkland City Clerk, at (425) 597-3197.   For questions and information regarding the role of a Houghton Community Councilmember, please call Council Chair Rick Whitney at (425) 827-2680.


Contact: Kathi Anderson
Finance & Administration Department