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Houghton Community Council Vacancy

Houghton Community Council Vacancy

The Houghton Community Council consists of seven members elected every four years from the former Town of Houghton, which joined Kirkland in August 1968.  This body exercises both advisory and approval authority over most matters related to zoning regulations and land use within the Houghton area.  Members 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 voter and are required to file an elected office holders’ annual public disclosure form with the Washington State Public Disclosure Commission. Appointments are made by the Houghton Community Council and will expire upon certification of the 2017 General Election. 

The Houghton Community Council currently meets the fourth Monday of every month at 7:00 p.m. in the Kirkland City Council Chamber.

For further information about the Houghton Community Council, please contact the Department of Planning and Community Development at (425) 587-3235. Applications may be obtained at the information counter at City Hall, 123 Fifth Avenue, the City’s web site at or by calling (425)587-3190.

Houghton Community Council applications must be submitted to the City Clerk by 4:00 p.m., Thursday, March 31, 2016.