City Council applicants present themselves for consideration

January 28, 2014

Fred Butler’s election to mayor left a vacancy on the Issaquah City Council and seven people want the job.

The candidates introduced themselves during 10-minute presentations at the Jan. 21 council meeting. The varied field offered far-ranging experience from the worlds of engineering, real estate, software development and communications.

The City Council expects to make a final decision to fill the vacancy at its Feb. 3 meeting. The chosen candidate will serve until the November 2015 election, when he or she can opt to run for election.

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