At a special meeting on October 15, 2012, the Houghton Community Council appointed Brian Gawthrop to a vacant seat (Position 7) on the Community Council. The appointment is for an unexpired four-year term which will end upon certification of the 2013 general election. The position became vacant upon the resignation of former Councilmember Georgine Foster. The Houghton Community Council is the elected council for the Houghton Community Municipal Corporation. The Community Municipal Corporation was created pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 35.14 RCW. Information about the Council’s jurisdiction, powers and authority can be found in Kirkland Municipal Code (KMC) Chapter 2.12. The KMC can be viewed online at www.kirklandwa.gov (Search: Municipal Code). Houghton Community Council meetings are held the 4th Monday of each month at 7 p.m., unless otherwise scheduled. For more information on the Houghton Community Council, visit www.kirklandwa.gov/depart/Planning/HCC.