May 11, 1998
photo courtesy Kelly Rae
Six of the 7 Kenmore councilmembers were sworn into office last week. They are (l. to r.) Dick Taylor, Elodie Morse, Chip Davidson, Deborah Chase, Tika Esler and Jack Crawford. Steve Colwell was out of town.
KENMORE--The City of Kenmore's interim City Council was sworn into office Friday, May 8 in ceremonies held at the Aqua Club in Kenmore. Visitors, local, county and state dignitaries all witnessed Dave Maehren, Kenmore Incorporation Committee Chairman, swear in each of the council, with the exception of Steve Colwell who was out of town and will be sworn in later. The council consists of Position1: Dick Taylor; Position 2: Steve Colwell; Position 3: Deborah Chase; Position 4: Chip Davidson; Position 5: Tika Esler; Position 6: Elodie Morse; Position 7: Jack Crawford.
A proclamation signed by King County Executive Ron Sims was read declaring May 8 Kenmore Day. Maggi Fimia, King County Councilwoman, congratulated each council member and presented them with a box of chocolates, "for the long meetings ahead," and the book, "Good City."
The city has hired Steve Anderson as city manager, Al Locke as assistant city manager, Ruth Muller as city clerk, Greg Dohrn as community development director and Robert Noack as finance director. The Kenmore City Council will meet on Monday evenings at the Northshore Fire Station, 18030 73rd Ave NE, Kenmore, at 7p.m. All meetings are open to the public.