May 25, 2024 5:33 pm

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Snohomish County Council – Nehring and Wright elected to council leadership

Snohomish County Council | PRESS RELEASE | Shared by Lynnwood Times

Everett, WA – This morning, the Snohomish County Council unanimously elected its leadership for 2020. Councilmember Nate Nehring was elected to serve as Chair and Councilmember Stephanie Wright was elected to serve as Vice Chair. This marks the first time in recent history that a member of the minority party has been elected Chair of the Council.

“I am humbled by the trust placed in me by my colleagues on the Council”, said Chair Nehring. “It is a blessing to be a part of such a great team with people who are dedicated to serving their community. I believe 2020 will be a great year for Snohomish County.”

Priorities for Snohomish County Council leadership in the coming year will be an open and transparent budget process, collaboration with new and returning elected officials on public safety, and addressing housing affordability in Snohomish County.

“It is an honor to serve the people of Snohomish County,” said Vice-Chair Stephanie Wright. “I look forward to being part of the leadership team as we look for new ways to improve our community for all those who live, work, and visit our county.”

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