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Kent City Council Selects 8 Applicants to Interview for Vacancy

Interviews, selection and appointment will take place at a later date

Post Date:04/24/2018 6:04 pm

Tonight at a special City Council meeting, the Kent City Council reviewed applications submitted by residents to fill vacant council position 1 left by Tina Budell, who resigned on April 13. Thirty-six applications were submitted by the April 20 deadline, but one applicant withdrew her application from consideration over the weekend. The Council voted to interview the following candidates: 

Hira Singh Bhullar
Suzanne Cameron
Lee Ann Dickson
Sara Denise Henrietta Franklin
Marli Larimer
Zandria Michaud
Mizanur Rahman
William Shorr 

The candidates will be interviewed and appointed at a later date. Once selected, Mayor Dana Ralph will swear in the new Councilmember. 

Kent is the sixth largest city in Washington with a population over 128,000. A culturally-rich destination, Kent features captivating neighborhoods, award-winning parks, exceptional school districts and nationally-accredited police and fire departments. In recent years, Kent has experienced impressive economic growth, and is nationally known as a prime location for manufacturing. For more information, visit


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