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Duvall City Council Appoints Newest Member to Fill Vacancy

  • Written by Valley View Staff
At the regular meeting held on May 15th; Duvall’s City Council voted to appoint Michael Remington to fill position #4, vacated by long-time councilmember Becky Nixon who recently retired.
 
After an interview and closing statement for each candidate, Michael Remington was chosen on a 4-2 vote by the Council to fill position #4.
Mr. Remington moved to Duvall with his wife, Sue, nine years ago, is active in our community and served on the city’s Planning Commission. He retired from the City of Bellevue’s Fire Department after 42 years of service and brings extensive experience in municipal operations, budgeting, and practical leadership skills.
 
He remarks that “this is an exciting time to join the Council with a new experienced Mayor, committed Councilmember’s, outstanding City staff and a host of important issues and opportunities facing our community.”
 
“I am thrilled to welcome Mr. Remington to the council. He brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience that will serve this new council well,” said Mayor Amy Ockerlander. “I look forward to working with him and thank all who applied to serve our community.”
 
The council received applications from seven community members and narrowed down to three finalists at the May 1st council meeting.
Mr. Remington was sworn-in by Mayor Ockerlander immediately after the vote to a term which ends upon certification of the November 2019 General Election results.

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