Des Moines City Council seeking applicants for Burrage’s vacated seat

The Des Moines City Council is accepting applications for potential candidates for appointment to fill an unexpired term – vacated by Jeanette Burrage, who resigned April 22 – on the City Council, the city announced Friday (May 1).

Applicants must be a resident of the City for a minimum of one year, be a registered voter within the City at the time of filing, and be at least 18 years of age.

Applicants will be required to submit a resume regarding work and community service experience, respond to the questions on the application and complete a personal financial affairs statement from the Public Disclosure Commission*.

Applications will be accepted until 2:00 p.m., Friday, May 22, 2015.

Contact the City Clerk’s office for a complete application packet at 21630 11th Avenue South, Des Moines, WA 98198 or call 206-870-6519.

*Public Disclosure Commission
Toll Free 1-877-601-2828


2 Responses to “Des Moines City Council seeking applicants for Burrage’s vacated seat”
  1. Pat Nardo says:

    As a long time resident of Des Moines, coming here, attracted to three local grocery stores, I am disappointed to find news of a Dollar Tree opening where our beloved QFC once reigned . Though it carries little of no weight here; I object and would love to see, for example, a Trader Joe’s or Metropolitan Market. We really need business owner that live in and love our Des Moines, not New Your enterprises who do not care one way or the other bout what we want or need. I strongly advocate not patronizing Dollar Tree as long as we have two others well within a short drive, up on 99 for example. So much for my soap box tirade. Look what happened to the Des Moines Cinema when we quit attending due to poor management and hundred year old candy bars. I guess I am a bigot here because we shopped there twice in the last five or ten years. Oh, well.

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    • BirchCreek says:

      It does sees like a step backwards to not have a grocery store in the downtown district.
      I know that we don’t have a “Food Desert”, but we sure are lacking grocery stores in our city.
      Really a Dollar Tree? That will definitely attract higher end shoppers!
      I would vote for a McLendon’s – I would prefer shopping for my hardware needs in Des Moines vs Lowes in Kent or Ace in Normandy Park.

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