2017 ballots cover Snohomish County city posts, school district

By Evan Smith

Ballots for 2017 will include city positions in Edmonds, Lynnwood, Mountlake Terrace, Brier and Woodway, along with two positions on the Edmonds School District board.

Voters in Lynnwood, Brier and Woodway will elect mayors, while those cities along with Edmonds and Mountlake Terrace will fill council positions.

Also on the ballot will be places on the boards of Snohomish County Fire District 1, the Alderwood Water and Wastewater District, the Olympic View Water District, Hospital District 2 and the Edmonds Port District, along with the Snohomish County Council position for County Council District 4, which Democrat Terry Ryan represents, a district that includes Mountlake Terrace and Brier, along with Mill Creek, the Snohomish County part of Bothell and unincorporated areas near those cities.

The county council position is the only partisan position on south Snohomish County ballots. It will appear on both the Aug. 1 primary-election ballot and the Nov. 7 ballot. Non-partisan positions with only one or two candidates will appear only on the November ballot. Those with three or more also appear on the primary ballot.

Voters in Edmonds will fill the city council positions now held by Adrienne Fraley-Monillas, Kristiana Johnson and Mike Nelson, and the municipal court position held by Linda Coburn. Mayor Dave Earling and four council members are in the middle of four-year terms.

Lynnwood voters will fill positions held by Mayor Nicola Smith and by council members Christopher Boyer, Ian Cotton and Ruth Ross. Four council members are in the middle of four-year terms.

Mountlake Terrace ballots will include the positions held by City Council members Doug McCardle, Rick Ryan, Jerry Smith and Kyoko Wright. Three other council members are in the middle of four-year terms. Smith now presides over the council in Mountlake Terrace’s council-manager form of government with the title of mayor.

Brier voters will fill the positions held by Mayor Bob Colinas and by City Council members Mike Gallagher, Martin Krienke, John Joplin and Marc Olson. Three council members are in the middle of four-year terms.

Woodway ballots will include positions held by Mayor Carla Nichols and by Town Council members Bill Anderson, Kent Saltonstall and Thomas Whitson. Two council members are in the middle of four-year terms.

Voters throughout the Edmonds School District will fill two of the five positions on the school board, the positions held by Ann McMurray and Susan Phillips. The school district includes Edmonds, Lynnwood, Mountlake Terrace, Woodway, unincorporated areas near those municipalities, and most of Brier.

Ballots in the unincorporated areas of Snohomish County between Everett and the Snohomish-King County line will include the Fire District 1 position held by David Chan.

Voters in the Alderwood Water and Wastewater District, centered around Lynnwood, will fill the positions held by Mike Dixon and Larry Jones, while voters in the Olympic View Water and Sewer District, around Edmonds, will fill the position held by Mike Harrigan.

Evan Smith can be reached at schsmith@frontier.com.

Talk to us

More in Local News

Two brother bear cubs, burned in a fire last summer, were recently reunited at PAWS in Lynnwood. (PAWS) 20211129
Bear cubs, burned in wildfires, reunited in viral video in Lynnwood

The brother cubs are being treated at PAWS Wildlife Center. They were injured in a wildfire near Lake Chelan.

A fatal crash prompted closure of West Mukilteo Boulevard between Forest Park and Dogwood Drive Friday afternoon. (Everett Police Department) 20211126
2 identified in deadly T-bone crash in Everett

Otila Retel Azanedo de Jones, 67, and William Jones, 85, died at the scene.

Reagan Dunn to take on U.S. Rep. Kim Schrier in 8th District

The Republican is challenging incumbent Democrat Kim Schrier in a district which could include a slice of Snohomish County.

The Pacific Ice rink under construction at Port of Everett on Friday, Nov. 26, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Port of Everett unveils seasonal ice rink on the waterfront

The outdoor rink will be open through the end of January. The port plans for it to return annually.

A man died after he was found with gunshot wounds Saturday in downtown Everett. (Caleb Hutton / The Herald)
Man dead after shooting in downtown Everett

The man, believed to be in his 40s, was found near California Street and Rockefeller Avenue.

Rear Adm. Christopher Sweeney, commander of Puget Sound-based Carrier Strike Group 11, in Bremerton on Nov. 23, 2021. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Justin McTaggart)
From Everett, this rear admiral commands a Navy strike group

Christopher Sweeney leads Carrier Strike Group 11, a force of aircraft and ships stretching from here to San Diego.

Charges: Everett ID thief tried to buy wheels, speakers, more

The man, 33, was charged this week with 10 counts of identity theft in Snohomish County Superior Court.

Resident escapes burning trailer near Gold Bar

Nobody was injured in the fire Saturday, but the home was destroyed.

Most Read