The following four Mill Creek City Council seats are up for election in 2013:
- Position #1 – Short & Four year term
- Position #2 – Four year term
- Position #3 – Four year term
- Position #4 – Four year term
The City of Mill Creek is a Council-Manager form of government. This means that all legislative policy-making powers are vested in the City Council. The Council appoints a City Manager to carry out the legislative policies the Council develops. The City Manager is the head of the executive branch of City government.
In general, it is the Council’s role to make policy for the governance of the City and its citizens. The Council has the power to enact laws and policies consistent with state law, usually through the enactment of ordinances and resolutions.
The Council holds meetings on the first, second and fourth Tuesday of every month at Mill Creek City Hall, beginning at 6:00 p.m. Councilmembers also participate in various committees and boards.
The filing period for these positions is May 13-17, 2013. The filing fee is $60.00. Any Mill Creek citizen interested in running for a seat on the Mill Creek City Council may call the Snohomish County Auditors Office at 425-388-3444 for more information on filing. For information related to the duties of the position, please contact Kelly Chelin, Mill Creek City Clerk, at 425-745-1891.
Are you thinking of running for public office this year?
The Snohomish County Auditors office will be holding a candidate workshop on Thursday, May 2, 2013 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., at 3000 Rockefeller Ave, Everett -1st Floor Admin-East (Robert Drewel Bldg) Public Meeting Room. This workshop will cover important information on candidate filing, important election dates, local voters’ pamphlet and the Public Disclosure Commission. For questions, please contact: 425-388-3444.