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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.

Name: Hank Margeson
Phone: 425-556-2116



Kim AllenKimberly Allen

Position #4
Term Expires 12/31/17

Vice President, City Council
Chair of the Planning & Public Works Committee
Member of the Public Safety Committee

Kim began her service on the City Council in January 2006. She is a licensed attorney and works as a land use hearing examiner for cities and counties in the Puget Sound region. She holds a BA in Political Science from the University of Michigan and a juris doctor cum laude from Detroit College of Law at Michigan State University. Kim represents Redmond regionally as chair of Eastside Transportation Partnership, and serves on the King County Growth Management Planning Council and the Regional Transit Committee. Kim has two children and lives with her husband Mike in Redmond’s downtown neighborhood.

David CarsonDavid Carson

Position #7
Term Expires 12/31/15

Chair of the Public Safety Committee
Member of the Parks and Human Services Committee

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.

Tom FlynnTom Flynn

Position #5
Term Expires 12/31/15

Chair of the Parks and Human Services Committee, Member of the Planning and Public Works Committee

Tom Flynn began his service on the Redmond City Council in January 2012. Prior to that, he served as Chair of the Arts Commission and as a Redmond Planning Commissioner. Tom grew up in Montana graduating from Montana State University with a B.S. in Chemical Engineering. He then served four years in the U.S. Military, stationed in Atlanta. In 1989, Tom moved to the Seattle area, settling in Redmond in 1992. Tom continued his education, obtaining a Masters in Public Health and a Doctorate in Mythological studies. He has two children and lives with his wife, Kim, on Education Hill. In his spare time, Tom enjoys playing soccer and running.

Hank MargesonDayle (Hank) Margeson

Position #3 
Term Expires: 12/31/15

President, City Council

Hank Margeson, a 14 year resident of Education Hill, works for Safeco Insurance as an Area Underwriting Manager. He holds a Masters Degree in Public Admin. from the University of Oklahoma and a Bachelors in Criminal Justice from Washington State University. He has served on the Parks and Trails Commission and was the Vice-Chairperson for the Education Hill Citizens Advisory Committee. Active in local sports, he's coached youth soccer, baseball and basketball and currently umpires local high school baseball games. He and his wife Patti have two children.

Hank MyersHank Myers

Position #1
Term Expires 12/31/15

Member of the Public Administration and Finance Committee
Member of the Planning and Public Works Committee

Hank Myers has lived in the Viewpoint area since 1976 when he went to work at Alaska Airlines as a regulatory affairs specialist. Since 1980, he has been a consultant in transportation economics including aviation and surface issues. Hank has served on advisory boards for Metro Transit and the Bellevue School District, and has also volunteered as a youth coach. He and his wife Christine have two children. He is currently serving his second term.

Byron ShutzByron Shutz

Position #2
Term Expires 12/31/12

Byron Shutz is a community advocate for public school funding issues at the local, regional, and state level, and serves on education advisory and foundation boards. Originally from Kansas City, Missouri, Byron holds a BA in Anthropology from the University of Colorado. He moved to the Eastside in 1987 as a commercial real estate executive before founding an outdoor equipment design and manufacturing business in Seattle. Byron and his wife Susan have lived in the Idylwood neighborhood since 1994; both of their children attend LWSD schools. Byron has served on the Redmond City Council since January, 2014.

John StilinJohn Stilin

Postition #6
Term Expires 12/31/17

Chair of the Parks & Human Services Committee
Member of the Public Safety Committee

John Stilin, an 18-year resident of Education Hill, grew up in Milwaukee, WI, and lived in several major U.S. cities before settling in Redmond to work for Microsoft.He has served as Chair of the Redmond Arts Commission, Co-Chair of the Viewpoint Citizen Advisory Committee and participated in the Budgeting by Priorities process in 2008. Since leaving Microsoft in 2000, he has volunteered at Hopelink, Rockwell Elementary, and other local organizations. John and his wife Sherry have raised three sons in Redmond.

Agenda Preview

 Coming up January 7, 2014


Election of Council President and Vice-President

  • Minutes  - December 3, 2013
  • Payroll/Direct Deposit/Claim Checks
  • Approval of Agreement for King County Emergency Medical Services, Basis Life Support Services for 2014-2019
  • Approval of Agreement for King County Emergency Medical Services, Advanced Life Support Services for 2014-2019
  • Waiving the Competitive Bidding Requirements and Authorizing Contract Approval for New Business Intelligence Software (ZAP)
  • Redmond Trip Resource and Incentive Program (R-Trip Amendment to Agreement with King County)
  • Approval of 2014 Tourism Fund Allocations for Matching Grants, in an Amount of $48,000, and Community Events/Arts and Cultural Events in an Amount of $131,050
  • Approval of Final Contract Amount and Acceptance of Construction for the Wastewater Pump Station No. 9 and Mattausch Private Pump Station Abandonment, Project Nos. 20021202 and 20021205
  • Approval of Agreement with Tetra Tech, Inc, for Critical Area Documentation in Farrel-McWhirter Park, Project No. 20021402
  • Approval of Agreements for City of Redmond On-call Creative Design Services
  • Renewal of Technical Services Agreement for Advanced Life Support Medical Direction





  • Final Plat Approval for Willomere Park Planned Residential Development L060228