City Council
Redmond has a strong Mayor/Council, non-partisan form of government. Seven council members and the Mayor, all representing the community at large, are each elected directly by the people for staggered four-year terms. The City Council adopts the City budget, establishes law and policy, approves appropriations and contracts, levies taxes and grants franchises.

The City Council meets for business meetings on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month. The alternate Tuesdays are Council Study Sessions.  All meetings are held at 7:30 p.m. in the Redmond City Hall Council Chambers, unless otherwise noticed.

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OMBUDSPERSON FOR AUGUST
Name: David Carson
Phone: 425-556-2113
Email: dcarson@redmond.gov

 

GENERAL CONTACT INFO
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mayorcouncil@redmond.gov
council@redmond.gov


Meet the Council

Angela BirneyAngela Birney

Position #5
Term Expires 12/31/19

Chair of the Finance, Administration, and Communications Committee
Member of the Parks Human Services Committee

Angela was elected to her first term on the Council in 2016. Prior to that she served as the chair of Redmond’s Parks and Trails Commission. Angela is a Washington native and grew up in Eastern Washington. She moved to Redmond in 1998. Formerly a middle school science teacher, Angela has a Master’s degree in Education from Heritage University and a Bachelor’s degree in Biology Education from Eastern Washington University. She lives on Education Hill with her husband and daughters. Her hobbies include walking, reading, and travel.

abirney@redmond.gov
425-556-2133


David Carson

David Carson

Position #7
Term Expires 12/31/19

Chair of the Lodging Tax Advisory Committee
Member of the Public Safety and the Finance, Administration, and Communications Committees

David moved from Southern Oregon to Redmond to work for Microsoft in 1991 and works as a Software Test Engineer. He graduated from Oregon State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management. His hobbies are riding motorcycles, cooking and playing in Redmond's recreational softball league. He lives with his wife Danielle and pets in the Viewpoint neighborhood of Redmond.

dcarson@redmond.gov
425-556-2113


Hank Margeson

Dayle (Hank) Margeson

Position #3 
Term Expires: 12/31/19

President, City Council

Hank has served on Redmond’s City Council since November 2007 and is now serving his third term. He represents the City at the Sound Cities Association Public Issues Committee (SCA PIC) where he served a term as the Vice-Chair and is the current Chair of the SCA PIC Nominating Committee and a member of the SCA Board of Directors. Hank has been appointed to the Puget Sound Regional Committee’s Growth Management Planning Board, serving as the SCA Caucus Chair, and the King County Regional Transit Committee. He also serves as President for the Northwest Baseball Umpires Association board and is immediate past president for the Eastside Timebank board. Prior to election to City Council he served on the Parks and Trails Commission and was the Vice-Chairperson for the Education Hill Citizens Advisory Committee. Hank works for Liberty Mutual (Safeco) Insurance as a Senior Compliance Analyst and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from Washington State University, and a Master’s degree in Public Administration from the University of Oklahoma. A 23-year resident and living on Education Hill, Hank is married to Patti and has two grown children. Active in local sports, he coached youth soccer, baseball, basketball and currently umpires local high school baseball games.

hmargeson@redmond.gov
425-556-2116


Hank Myers

Hank Myers

Position #1
Term Expires 12/31/19

Chair of the Planning & Public Works Committee
Member of the Parks & Human Services Committee

Hank has served on Redmond’s City Council since January 2008 and is now serving his second term. He has served on advisory boards for Metro Transit and the Bellevue School District. Councilmember Myers is the Director of the Eastside Friends of Seniors, and serves as Chair of the Board of the Together Center in Redmond. Hank began his professional career with Hughes Airwest as a regulatory affairs specialist and since 1980, has served as a consultant in transportation economics, including aviation and surface issues. He has a Bachelor’s degree in English from California State University. A 38-year resident and living in the Viewpoint area of Redmond, Hank is married to Christine and has two grown children. He likes to spend time volunteering with Green Redmond and at the Center for Wooden Boats.

hmyers@redmond.gov
425-429-3454


Tanika Padhye

Tanika Padhye

Position #4
Term Expires 12/31/17
Chair of the Parks & Human Services Committee Member of the Public Safety Committee

Tanika Padhye was appointed to the Redmond City Council in March 2017. Prior to council, Tanika served on the Planning Commission and Parks & Trails Commission.
Tanika is originally from Houston, Texas. She graduated from Texas A&M University with B.S. in Psychology and then went to Northeastern Law School for her J.D. During her legal career she worked in the public sector for the City Attorney’s Office in Berkley, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, and the Seattle Office for Civil Rights.
She moved to the Pacific Northwest for her husband’s job at Microsoft and has lived in Redmond for 13 years. Tanika lives on Education Hill with her husband Jitu and their two sons.

tpadhye@redmond.gov
425-556-2902


Byron Shutz

Byron Shutz

Position #2
Term Expires 12/31/17
Chair of the Public Safety Committee
Member of the Planning & Public Works Committee

Byron has served on Redmond’s City Council since January 2014 and is now serving his first term. He represents Redmond on the Eastside Human Services Board (Chair), King County Flood Control, OneRedmond Government Affairs, and other regional committees. Byron is a community advocate for public school funding issues at the local and regional level and served on education advisory and foundation boards. Currently, he serves on the boards of Redmond Kiwanis Club, Together Center, and Hopelink. Originally from Kansas City, Missouri, Byron moved to the Eastside in 1987. He worked as a commercial real estate executive and then founded an outdoor equipment design and manufacturing business in Seattle. He has a Bachelor’s of Arts from the University of Colorado. A 23-year resident and living in Redmond’s Idylwood neighborhood, Byron is married to Susan, and their two children attended and graduated from LWSD schools.

bcshutz@redmond.gov
425-556-2143


John Stilin

John Stilin

Position #6
Term Expires 12/31/17

Vice-President, City Council
Member of the Finance, Administration, and Communications Committee and the Planning & Public Works Committee

John has served on Redmond’s City Council since January 2010 and is now serving his second term. He represents Redmond regionally as a member of Eastside Transportation Partnership and serves on several Puget Sound Regional Council and King County boards and committees focused on economic and community development, and growth management policy. He is the recipient of two Golden Acorn Awards, the first from the Rockwell PTSA and the second from the Lake Washington Council PTSA for his volunteer activities at Rockwell Elementary School. John grew up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, where he graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee with a Bachelor of Business Administration. After working in the computer industry for many years, he moved to Washington in 1991 to begin a career at Microsoft. A Twenty-two year Redmond resident, John lives on Education Hill with his wife, Sherry, and their three sons. He is a musician and enjoys competitive sailing.

jcstilin@redmond.gov
425-556-2114



 

August 15 Agenda Preview

Redmond City Council Regular Business Meeting - 7:30 p.m.

Consent Agenda

  • Approval of the Minutes: July 18, 2017, Regular Meeting, and July 25, 2017, Special Meeting  
  • Approval of Payroll/Direct Deposit and Claims Checks 
  • Approval of Proposed King County Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) 2018 Funding Allocation Plan 
  • Resolution: Approval of a Resolution to Declare Name of Marymoor Village in the Southeast Redmond Neighborhood 
  • Approval of the Federal Bureau of Investigation Child Exploitation Task Force (CETF) Interlocal Agreement Allowing the Redmond Police Department to Formalize Relationships between Participating Agencies within the CETF 
  • Approve a Telecommunication Facility Lease between the City of Redmond and Seattle SMSA Limited Partnership, Doing Business as Verizon Wireless, for City Utility Property Located at 18609 NE 65th Street and Authorize the Mayor to Sign the Lease  
  • Approval of Four Supplemental Consultant Agreements for Engineering Services – Wastewater Pump Stations No. 2, 10, 12, and 15 with BHC Consultants, L.L.C. for a Total Amount of $814,000 
  • Approval of Amendment No. 4 to the Interlocal Agreement between the City of Redmond and South Correctional Entity (S.C.O.R.E) for Inmate Housing Services 
  • Authorize Single Source Procurement for Planet Technologies to Provide Windows 10 Operating System Upgrade and Related Services
  • Approval of Supplemental Agreement No. 3, with Makers Architecture and Urban Design in the Amount of $71,000, for Consulting Services for the Facilities Strategic Management Plan and MOC Master Plan 
  • Resolution: Approval of Agreement with Steve Winterbauer of Winterbauer and Diamond, PLLC, in the Amount Not-to-Exceed $100,000, for Legal Services 
  • Authorize Amendment of Consulting Services Agreement Scope of Work with Heartland for Real Estate Consultant, Increasing the Total Contract Amount to $195,000

Staff Reports

  • 2017-2018 Second Quarter Financial Report 
  • 2016 Impact Fee Collection and Distribution 
  • Briefing on Eastside Rail Corridor Restructuring of Regional Advisory Council (RAC), Regional Trail Branding, and Fiber Optics Feasibility Study

Executive Session

  • Actual Litigation (RCW 42.30.110(1)(i)) - 15 minutes