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.

COUNCIL RULES OF PROCEDURE

OMBUDSPERSON FOR FEBRUARY
Name: David Carson
Phone: 425-556-2113
Email: dcarson@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 12/31/19

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



Angela Birney

Angela Birney

Position #5
Term Expires 12/31/19

Member of Redmond’s Parks and Trails Commission

Angela was elected to her first term on the Council in 2016. Prior to that she served as the chair of Redmond’s Parks and Trails Commission. Angela is a Washington native and grew up in Eastern Washington. She moved to Redmond in 1998. Formerly a middle school science teacher, Angela has a Master’s degree in Education from Heritage University and a Bachelor’s degree in Biology Education from Eastern Washington University. She lives on Education Hill with her husband and daughters. Her hobbies include walking, reading, and travel.

abirney@redmond.gov
425.556.2158





Hank Margeson

Dayle (Hank) Margeson

Position #3 
Term Expires: 12/31/19

President, City Council

Hank has served on Redmond’s City Council since November 2007 and is now serving his third 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 and a member of the SCA Board of Directors. 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 Transit Committee. He also serves as President for the Northwest Baseball Umpires Association board and is immediate past president for the Eastside Timebank board. 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 Liberty Mutual (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 23-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 12/31/19

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 a member of Eastside Transportation Partnership and serves on several Puget Sound Regional Council and King County boards and 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



 

February 16 Agenda Preview

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

Items from the Audience -
4 minutes per person

Consent Agenda
  • Approval of the Minutes: February 2, 2016, Regular Meeting
  • Approval of Payroll/Direct Deposit and Claims Checks
  • Approval of an Interagency Agreement with 4Culture for Art Program Funding in the Amount of $34,000
  • Approval of Supplemental Agreement No. 3 with PFS Studio, in the Amount of $1,625,000 for Final Design Services, Downtown Park, Grant Agreement with the Washington State Department of Commerce for $3,000,000, and Approval of Park Design and Budget in the Amount of $17,448,069
  • Approval of Water Service Outside City Limits for 11831 Avondale Place NE
  • Approval of Interlocal Agreement with Washington State Department of Transportation for SR 202
  • Appointment of Jeff MacNichols to the Planning Commission
  • Approval of Final Contract with Rodarte Construction, Inc., in the Amount of $272,660.45 and Acceptance of Construction: Stream Improvements
  • Award of Bid in the Amount of $963,485.02 to Razz Construction, Inc., for the Wastewater Pump Station No. 10 Rehabilitation
  • Resolution: Approval of 2016-2018 Transportation Three Year Action Plan
  • City of Redmond Regional Agenda
  • Approval of 2016-2017 Janitorial Cleaning Services Agreement with Buenavista Services, Inc., in the Amount of $298,436 Per Year
  • Approval of the 2017-2018 Budget Calendar
  • Ordinance: Acquisition, Condemnation, and Taking of Temporary and Permanent Rights for Sanitary Sewer Pump Station 2 Replacement Project
  • Ordinance: Acquisition, Condemnation, and Taking of Permanent Real Property Rights for Sanitary Sewer Pump Station 12 Upgrade Project
  • Ordinance: Acquisition, Condemnation, and Taking of Temporary and Permanent Rights for Sanitary Sewer Pump Station 14 Abandonment Project
  • Ordinance: Approval of the 2016 - 2018 Labor Agreement with AFSCME, and Setting 2016 Salaries
  • Appointment of Henry Liu and Kuksong (Renard) Mun to the Design Review Board

Staff Reports

  • Growth and Redmond’s Transportation System
  • Redmond Zoning Code Amendment: Temporary Use Regulations for Encampments
  • Annual Citizen Survey Results

Committee Reports

  • Approval of Council Committees' Work Plans

Executive Session

  • Labor Negotiations RCW 42.30.140(4)(b) - 15 minutes