Public Affairs Manager
Port of Everett Commission Sets Process for District 1 Appointment
Everett, Wash. – On September 12, 2017, the Port of Everett Commission set a process for appointing a new Port Commissioner to the District 1 office. The office became vacant on August 29, after Troy McClelland resigned after relocating for a job assignment in Massachusetts.
Applications will be accepted from today thru October 16, 2017 only through the Port’s website (see link below). Applications are due no later than 5 p.m. on Monday, October 16, 2017 with a completed application, proof of residency from the Snohomish County Auditor’s office and proof of voter registration.
The Port Commission will hold a special meeting on October 24 to include an executive session at the beginning of the meeting to review District 1 candidate qualifications and then resume the special meeting to selected the individuals for interviews to be conducted on October 30 during a special meeting at the Port of Everett’s Blue Heron room, 1205 Craftsman Way (2nd floor), Everett, WA 98201. After the public interviews on October 30, the Port Commission will adjourn into executive session – no decisions will be made.
On November 1, at another special meeting, the Port Commissioners will discuss the merits of the candidates in public session and vote on the candidate to be appointed to the District 1 position. The appointment lasts until the next regular Port election
(2019) at which time anyone seeking to run for the position will have to stand for election for the balance of the unexpired term and thereafter anyone seeking to run for the position will stand for election in 2021 for the next 6-year term.
To Apply: Complete the Port Commission application at www.portofeverett.com/commissionappointment2017which includes proof of residency from the Snohomish County Auditor’s office and proof of voter registration. Please keep a copy of the confirmation receipt for your records, and notify the Port at 425-259-3164 within 24 hours of submittal if you did not receive a confirmation email with your application submittal.
Qualifying applicants must reside in District 1, and provide proof of residency and voter registration from the Snohomish County Auditor’s office. District 1 encompasses portions of the waterfront area in North Everett, and east to the Snohomish River.
For more information, please contact Lisa Lefeber, Chief of Policy & Communication, at 425-388-0617 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.