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Kent City Council
220 Fourth Ave. S
Kent, WA 98032

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Kent City Council

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2020 council group

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The seven-member Kent City Council is the legislative body for the City of Kent, Washington. Besides establishing policies and regulations, the Council approves financial expenditures and the City's biennial budget.

Elected by Kent voters during odd-numbered years, Kent City Councilmembers  serve four-year terms. They are non-partisan, meaning they do not represent political parties, and are elected at-large, meaning they do not represent a specific geographical area within the City of Kent. All Councilmembers receive a monthly salary, plus reimbursement for any expenses.

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Our Vision for Kent

Where people choose to live and businesses change the world

Our Mission

The City of Kent is committed to building a safe, thriving, sustainable and inclusive community.

Our Goals

Thriving City

Creating safe neighborhoods, healthy people, vibrant commercial districts and inviting parks and recreation

Evolving Infrastructure

Connecting people and places through strategic investments in physical and technological infrastructure

Inclusive Community

Embracing our diversity and advancing equity through genuine community engagement

Innovative Government

Delivering outstanding customer service, developing leaders and fostering innovation

Sustainable Services

Providing quality services through responsible financial management, economic growth and partnerships.


Integrity: Do the right thing.

Caring: Care for those we serve.

Communication: Connect to understand.

Teamwork: Work together.

Innovation: Find a way.

Achievement: Be the difference.