Vacancy on Kirkland’s Houghton Community Council; Applications Due August 16


The Houghton Community Council is accepting applications for an appointment to Position 7 which will be vacated by a resignation.  The term of Position 7 ends on certification of the 2013 general election.  The Houghton Community Council consists of seven members elected every four years from the former Town of Houghton, which joined Kirkland in August 1968. This body exercises both advisory and approval authority over most matters related to zoning regulations and land use within the Houghton area.  To be eligible to apply, you must:


  • Reside within the territorial boundaries of the former Town of Houghton as of the date of its consolidation with the City of Kirkland;
  • Be a registered King County voter; and
  • Be required to file the elected office holders’ annual public disclosure form with the Washington State Public Disclosure Commission.


Completed applications must be submitted to the City Clerk prior to 4:00 p.m., Thursday, August 16, 2012 and are available on the City’s web site at, at the City Hall information Desk, 123 Fifth Avenue, or by calling (425) 587-3190.  Interviews are tentatively scheduled the evening of August 27, 2012. Appointment to this vacancy will be made by the Houghton Community Council.