July 23, 2001
City Council candidate filing period is July 23-27
Duvall mayor position open
by Valley View staff
All prospective candidates for local elected positions must file for candidacy this week. The filing period is Monday, July 23 through Friday, July 27, from 8:30 a.m. through 4:30 p.m., at the King County Administration Building, 500 Fourth Ave., Room 553, 5th and James, Seattle.
City Council terms last four years and are paid positions. Duvall City Council positions up for election are: Position 1, currently held by Tom Loutsis; Position 3, vacated by Jonathan Rice who recently moved away from the area; and Position 5, held by Pat Fullmer.
The filing fee for council positions is $30. Monthly pay for Duvall council members is $250 per month.
The filing fee for the Duvall mayor's position, currently held by longtime resident Glen Kuntz, is $120. Monthly pay for the position is $1,000 per month.
Carnation City Council positions open are: Position 2, held by Joan Sharp; and Position 4, held by Laurie Clinton. Carnation City Council members earn $200 per month.
Those interested must adhere to King County's Candidate Guidelines and Procedures. All residents must file through the King County Elections Office. Filing applications are available only through King County.
For elections information, click on www.metrokc.gov/elections or call the King County Elections Office at (206) 296-1565.
Police levy before Carnation voters
The city of Carnation will be placing a $108,000 police levy on the September ballot. The city needs citizens interested in serving on the ballot measure committee advocating rejection of the levy.
The committee will write the "against" opinion for the Voter's Pamphlet. Interested parties should contact the Carnation City Clerk.