City moves to fill post as deputy city clerk prepares to leave

February 9, 2010

City officials will launch a search for a new clerk after Deputy City Clerk Randy Reed steps down within the next few weeks.

Reed accepted the city clerk post in Sedona, Ariz., and will start there in early March. Meanwhile, Issaquah officials will put out a call for candidates.

Mayor Ava Frisinger said the city is almost certain to fill the position due to the workload handled by the clerk and the deputy. The weak economy and budget constraints have limited hiring for municipal positions for more than a year. Read more

New City Council takes shape

January 12, 2010

As family members watched and cameras flashed, Tola Marts and Mark Mullet joined the City Council last week. Read more

New members join City Council; John Traeger elected council president

January 6, 2010

NEW — 11:35 a.m. Jan. 6, 2010

As family members watched and cameras flashed, Tola Marts and Mark Mullet joined the City Council on Monday.

The new councilmen took the oath of office before a packed council chamber, where the audience included families, political supporters, former Councilman David Kappler and County Councilwoman Kathy Lambert, whose district includes Issaquah.

Deputy City Clerk Randy Reed administered oaths to the new councilmen, as well as incumbents Mayor Ava Frisinger and councilwomen Eileen Barber and Maureen McCarry. The terms end Dec. 31, 2013.

“This is a wonderful start to 2010,” Frisinger said.

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Council, legislators will share dinner, ideas

October 6, 2009

City Council members and local legislators will break bread next week to discuss policy priorities in Issaquah and Olympia. Read more