The Liberty Lake City Council is accepting applications from individuals interested in serving the interim vacancy for City Council Position 7. The term for service will be through ratification of the votes from the November 2021 General Election.
The City Council is the legislative and policy making body for the City of Liberty Lake. It is the Council's responsibility to make and pass laws within the city. The City of Liberty Lake has a strong mayor-council form of government. The Mayor chairs all meetings of the City Council. The Council is comprised of seven members who meet bi-monthly to work on city issues. As the legislative body, the City Council establishes local laws and policies, and has general oversight and control over City's finances, primarily through the budget process. Regular Council meetings are held on the first and third Tuesday of the month from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Other meetings could include committee and special council meetings.
State law requires that a council member be a resident of the City of Liberty Lake for at least one year and a registered voter at the time of application.
The deadline to submit applications is 4:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 10, 2021. The interview schedule will be determined during the February 16, 2021 City Council meeting. Questions may be directed to Katy Allen, City Administrator, at (509) 755-6728.
Click here for the application.
This link provides additional information for anyone considering submitting an application: http://mrsc.org/getmedia/034f13b6-7ec2-4594-b60b-efaf61dd7d10/Mayor-And-Councilmember-Handbook.pdf.aspx?ext=.pdf