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.

OMBUDSPERSON FOR NOVEMBER
Name: Byron Shutz
Phone: 425-429-2143
Email: bcshutz@redmond.gov
 
GENERAL CONTACT INFO
:
mayorcouncil@redmond.gov
council@redmond.gov

Meet the Council

Kim Allen

Kimberly Allen

Position #4
Term Expires 12/31/17

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

Kim has served on Redmond’s City Council since January 2006 and is now serving her third term. She represents Redmond regionally as a current member and former Chair of Eastside Transportation Partnership and serves as the Vice Chair of the Regional Transit Committee, as well as Chair of the SCA caucus to that body. A licensed attorney, Kim formerly served as a land use hearing examiner for cities and counties in the Puget Sound region. Kim is currently with a private law firm practicing land use and telecommunications law. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of Michigan, and earned the degree of Juris Doctor Cum Laude from Detroit College of Law at Michigan State University. A 14-year resident, Kim has two children and lives in Redmond’s downtown neighborhood with her husband, Mike. She enjoys hiking, biking and cooking.
kallen@redmond.gov
425.556.2902



David Carson

David Carson

Position #7
Term Expires 12/31/15

Member of the Public Safety Committee
Member of the Parks & 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.
dcarson@redmond.gov
425.556.2113

Tom Flynn

Tom Flynn

Position #5
Term Expires 12/31/15

Chair of the Planning and Public Works Committee, Member of the Public Administration & Finance Committee

Tom has served on Redmond’s City Council since January 2012 and is now serving his first term. Prior to that, he served as Chair of the Arts Commission and as a Redmond Planning Commissioner. Originally from Montana, Tom served four years with the United States Military where he was stationed in Atlanta, Georgia. After his military career, Tom moved to the Seattle area in 1989 and then settled in Redmond in 1992. He holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Chemical Engineering, a Master’s degree in Public Health, and a Doctorate degree in Mythological Studies. A 19-year resident, Tom resides on Education Hill with his wife, Kim, and two children. His hobbies are playing soccer and running.
tmflynn@redmond.gov
425.556.2156


Hank Margeson

Dayle (Hank) Margeson

Position #3 
Term Expires: 12/31/15

President, City Council

Hank has served on Redmond’s City Council since November 2007 and is now serving his second 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. 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 Policy Committee. He also serves as President for the Eastside Timebank and Northwest Baseball Umpires Association boards. 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 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 21-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 12/31/15

Chair of the Public Safety 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


Byron Shutz

Byron Shutz

Position #2
Term Expires 12/31/17
Chair of the Parks & Human Services 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. Bryon is a community advocate for public school funding issues at the local, regional and state level and also serves on education advisory and foundation boards. 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 degree in Anthropology from the University of Colorado. A 20-year resident and living in the Idylwood area of Redmond, Byron is married to Susan, and has two children. Both children attend LWSD schools. He enjoys supporting his children’s sports activities, backpacking the Cascades, and flight simulating historical aircraft.
bcshutz@redmond.gov
425-556-2143



John Stilin

John Stilin

Position #6
Term Expires 12/31/17

Chair of the Public Administration & Finance Committee
Member of the Public Safety Committee

John has served on Redmond’s City Council since January 2010 and is now serving his second term. He represents Redmond regionally as Chair of Eastside Transportation Partnership and serves on several regional 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




December 2 Agenda Preview


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

Planning Commission Candidate Interview - 7 p.m.

Special Orders of the Day

  • Presentation: Community Emergency Response Team Graduation

Items from the Audience - 4 Minutes per Person

Consent Agenda

  • Approval of the Minutes: Regular Meeting of Tuesday, November 18, 2014
  • Approval of Payroll/Direct Deposit and Claims Checks
  • Keller Farm Wetland Mitigation Banker Consultant Selection
  • Approval of Consultant Agreement with CH2M Hill Re: Lucity Enterprise Asset Maintenance and Management System
  • Approval of 2015-2016 Mail Services Agreement with Postal Express
  • 2015 Salary Ordinances
  • 2013-2014 Budget Adjustment Ordinance
  • Approval of New Ordinance and Ordinance Revisions and Changes
  • Approval to Renew Green Redmond Partnership with Forterra
  • Approval to Grant the Bear Creek School Temporary Rights to Access and Modify City-Owned Property
  • 2015 Salary Ordinance for Redmond Police Association
  • Resolution to Amend the Red-Med Health Benefit Plan
  • Public Safety Emergency Radio Network Update

Staff Report

  • Energy Efficiency Facilities

New Business

  • Ordinances/Resolution: Adoption of the 2015-2016 Biennial Budget Package and Related Components

Executive Session

  • Potential Litigation