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City seeks applicants to fill vacancy on City Council

Post Date:11/29/2018 9:30 am

Shoreline City Council Position #6 of will become vacant by January 8, 2019. To fill this Council position, the City Council will appoint a Shoreline resident to serve in this role. The appointment by the City Council will commence on January 28, 2019 and expire upon the certification of the 2019 general election results in November 2019, as the position will subsequently be filled in the 2019 election cycle.

Eligible applicants must be a registered voter and have resided within the Shoreline city limits for at least one year. The City Council’s regular business meetings occur every Monday evening at 7:00 p.m. Council dinner meetings are generally held every other Monday beginning at 5:45 p.m. City Councilmembers often have committee meetings and other time obligations in addition to the City Council meetings.

Applications for appointment to the City Council must be received by the City Clerk no later than 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 3, 2019.

Applications can be found online at You can also pick one up in the City Clerks Office at City Hall. If you would like additional information, please contact City Clerk Jessica Simulcik Smith at (206) 801-2231 or

The anticipated timeline for filling the vacancy is as follows:

  • January 3, 2019 – Applications for appointment due 
  • January 7, 2019 – City Council review of applications and selection of candidates for interview 
  • January 28, 2019 – City Council interview of selected candidates and appointment of new Councilmember


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