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.

Name: Tom Flynn
Phone: 425-556-2156


Kim AllenKimberly 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 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

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.

Tom FlynnTom Flynn

Position #5
Term Expires 12/31/15

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

Hank MyersHank 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.

Byron ShutzByron 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.

John StilinJohn 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.

April 15 Agenda Preview

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

Special Orders of the Day  
  • Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Graduations - Classes 25 and 26
  • Proclamation: 11th Annual National Poetry Month - April 2014

Items from the Audience

  • 4 mins per person on any topic

Consent Agenda

  • Approval of Minutes -     April 1, 2014
  • Approval of Payroll/Direct Deposit and Claims Checks
  • Ordinance: Amending RMC 15.04 to Meet Federal Floodplain Code Requirements
  • Award of Bid to Rodarte Construction in the Amount of $2,835,445.56 and Approval of Supplemental Agreement with David Evans and Associates in the Amount of $776,181 re: Bear Creek Rehabilitation Package 2
  • I-405 Regional Mobility Grant Transportation Demand Management Agreement

 Staff Reports

  • Fourth Quarter Finanical Report
  • Indexing Fire and Park and Updating School Impact Fees for 2014