Reminder: Here’s your chance to serve on the Edmonds City Council — deadline to apply Jan. 17


The City of Edmonds is now accepting applications for the Position 6 seat vacated by Councilmember Frank Yamamoto at the end of December.

Councilmembers receive a base salary of $1,000 per month and are eligible for health benefits.

To be eligible, you must be registered to vote within the City of Edmonds and lived in the city for one year immediately preceding your appointment.

Applicants can apply online at Go to “News Highlights” and “Click here to Apply for City Council Position #6”

You can also obtain a printed copy of the application form at the first-floor reception desk of City Hall: 121 5th Ave. N., Edmonds. In addition, you can request that a PDF application be sent via email. Send to You need to have Acrobat Reader on your
computer to access this form.

Email completed application to:, fax to 425-771-0254 or mail it via U.S. Postal Service to Edmonds City Council Office, 121 5th Avenue North, Edmonds WA 98020. You can also drop off your completed application at the 1st Floor Reception Desk at City Hall,

Regardless of which method you use, all applications are due by 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.)

City council 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, are eligible for nomination to fill the vacancy.

For additional information, call Jana Spellman, Executive Assistant to Council, at 425-771-0248 or email her.


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