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News Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, August 19, 2016

City seeks salary commission candidates

The City Council is seeking candidates for a newly established, independent salary commission. If you're interested, please apply by 5 p.m., Sept. 2.

Salaries for the councilmembers were last revised in 1999. On Aug. 1, the council adopted Ordinance 6306, creating an independent salary commission, which will meet several times this fall to review and establish salaries for the council in December.

The commission, which will disband after completing the salary review, will be made up of five volunteers, appointed by the mayor with City Council concurrence.

All commission members must be residents of Bellevue for at least a year preceding appointment and must be registered to vote in King County. No officer, official or employee of the city or any of their immediate family members may serve on the commission. Interviews are anticipated to take place in early September.

If you do not wish to apply online, you may also pick up an application from the City Clerk's Office or the Service First desk at City Hall. A faxed copy may be requested by calling 425-452-6466. Applications may be submitted by any of the below listed options:

  • Hand delivered: City Clerk's Office, City Hall, 450 110th Ave. NE
  • Mailing Address: P.O. Box 90012, Bellevue, WA 98009-9012
  • Fax: 425-452-5247
  • Emailkstannert@bellevuewa.gov

If additional information is desired about the role and responsibilities of this commission, please call Assistant City Manager Kyle Stannert at 425-452-6021.

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Contact Information

City Clerk's Office
450 110th Ave. NE
P.O. Box 90012
Bellevue, WA 98009
Contact: Katherine Ebner
Phone: 425-452-4283
E-mail: kebner@bellevuewa.gov

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