Eight candidates, including four former Edmonds City Councilmembers and a current Snohomish County Councilmember, have applied for the position of Mayor of the City of Edmonds.
The list includes former City Councilmembers Richard Marin, Ron Wambolt, Roger Hertrich and Dick Van Hollebeke, Edmonds business owner Frank Yamamoto, and Snohomish County Councilmember and former state legislator Mike Cooper. The remaining two candidates are Edmonds residents Todd Clayton and Michael Pederson.
All city council will interview all eight candidates starting at 6 p.m. next Tuesday, June 13. According to City Clerk Sandy Chase, the exact interview schedule should be posted by the end of the day Friday. The council will select the new mayor during its July 20 council meeting.