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Application for Appointment to City Council

Due to a resignation, the Federal Way City Council is now accepting applications for appointment to Council Position #2. Once appointed, the new Councilmember will serve the remainder of the unexpired term through the certification of the general election in November 2021.


The position is at-large, with the Councilmember receiving a monthly salary of $1,208.32. The City also contributes $475.00 monthly to a VEBA Plan (health reimbursement plan).



The City Council will conduct interviews of all applicants who meet the requirements during a special City Council Meeting to be scheduled in late February or early March. Following interviews, the Council will appoint a qualified person to fill the vacancy for the unexpired term.



Applicants must: (1) complete an application form, (2) be a King County registered voter, and (3) have resided within the City of Federal Way for one year prior to their appointment.


How to Apply:

Complete an Application for Appointment to City Council on the form provided. Optionally, you can fill out a PDF of the application here, or print out the form and mail it to the address below.



Friday; February 14, 2020 at 4:00 p.m.

City Hall - City Clerk’s Office

33325 8th Ave. South

Federal Way, WA  98003 




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