At the City Council’s January 4 meeting, Councilmember Kyoko Matsumoto Wright, who has served on council since 2008, was selected to serve as Mayor Pro Tem for 2017. Jerry Smith is continuing his second year in a two-year term as Mayor. Mayor Smith is beginning his 16th year on City Council and 14th as Mayor.
The City Council also named their 2017 representatives for city and intergovernmental boards. The City Council’s regional leadership has been an important component of establishing and maintaining partnerships, which is beneficial for grant opportunities and leveraging limited resources.
Mayor Jerry Smith will serve on the city’s Finance Committee, the LEOFF I Disability Board, SNOCOM (911 Dispatch), and Snohomish County Emergency Radio System (SERS) Board. He continues to serve on the Community Transit Board of Directors.
Mayor Pro Tem Kyoko Matsumoto Wright will serve on the SeaShore Transportation Forum, Snohomish County Tomorrow Steering Committee, Alliance for Housing Affordability, and Snohomish Health District Board.
Councilmember Laura Sonmore will serve on the Lake Ballinger/McAleer Creek Watershed Forum.
Councilmember Rick Ryan will serve as liaison to the city’s Arts Advisory Commission and the Community Policing Advisory Board.
Councilmember Doug McCardle will be the Council liaison to the city’s Recreation and Parks Advisory Commission. He continues to serve on the LEOFF I Disability Board.
Councilmember Seaun Richards will serve on SNOCOM (911 Dispatch).
Councilmember Bryan Wahl will serve on the city’s Finance Committee, the Puget Sound Regional Council’s Regional Transit-Oriented Development Committee, and alternate to the SeaShore Transportation Forum, Snohomish County Tomorrow Steering Committee, and Alliance for Housing Affordability.
For more information on City Council appointments, boards or commissions, please visit www.cityofmlt.com or call City Clerk Virginia Olsen at (425) 744-6206.