Salary Commission


The CIty of Stanwood is seeking qualified applicants to fill a vacancy on Salary Commission. If you live within city limits and are interested in an appointment for this three-year term, please complete the brief online application and submit it with your Letter of Intent.  Open until filled



The current Salary Commission was established in February of 2012 by the city council's adoption of Ordinance 1306. According to this ordinance, the role of the commissioners is to set the salary of the council members and other elected officials. The responsibility of each commissioner is to meet between May 1st and July 31st of each year to determine whether or not salary adjustments for the following year (to be effective January 1st) are necessary.

Commissioners are appointed by the mayor and serve three-year terms.


  • OPEN
    First Term Expires: February 2024
  • Major Freeman
    Second Term Expires: February 2024
  • Edythe Garvey
    Second Term Expires: February 2023
  • Nicole Gilligan
    Second Term Expires: February 2025
  • Conner Lahtonen
    Second Term Expires: February 2023

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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