City Council Vacancy

The city seeks qualified applicants for an appointment to fill Council Position 6 vacated by the election of Mayor Roberts. The vacancy will be filled for the remainder of the unexpired term, which ends December 2023.

The City Council serves as the legislative governing body in the Mayor-Council form of government, with all positions elected at large. The Council provides legislative oversight, creates municipal laws and regulations, levies taxes, borrows money, appropriates spending, serves a quasi-judicial role on some issues, and confirms certain appointments.

COUNCIL APPLICANT REQUIREMENTS 

  • Applications are open to residents currently residing within the city limits of Stanwood for at least one year.
  • Applicants must be a registered voter in Stanwood (to register to vote, you must be a citizen of the United States, a legal resident of Washington State, and at least 18 years old by Election Day)

APPLICATION

WHAT'S NEXT?

COUNCIL VACANCY APPOINTMENT PROCESS 

✔1. Applications must be submitted by 5:00 pm on December 31, 2021.
       a. Applicants will submit letters of interest (LOI) and supporting documents online.

   2. The applications will be considered at the January 13, 2022, City Council Meeting.
       a. Applicants will be given five minutes to share with Council their qualifications and interest.
       b. Council will have a Q&A session after the presentations.
       c. Council will then convene to Executive Session to discuss applicants.
           NO VOTING IS ALLOWED IN THE EXECUTIVE SESSION.

City Council meets on the second and fourth Thursday of each month. Meetings start at 7 p.m. and are virtual until further notice.