City Council position #1 was vacated by former Councilmember Jeffrey Vaughan, who moved out of state, effective June 15, 2022. RCW 42.12.070 requires that the City Council appoint a new councilmember to fill the vacant position within 90 days of the vacancy (by Tuesday, Sept. 13).
The appointed councilmember will serve until Dec. 31, 2023. The seat will be open for the November 2023 General Election, and the person elected will fulfill the remainder of the original term ending Dec. 31, 2025.
City Council appointment process