Jim Smith launches Lynnwood City Council re-election campaign
LYNNWOOD, Wash., May 13, 2023—Jim Smith has announced that he will seek re-election this year to continue serving the people of Lynnwood.
“My highest priority has always been for the safety and well being of our community. I believe we need to prioritize our families as well as our senior citizens who have given so much to all of us. I will also continue the fight to bring down many of our unnecessary taxes by pushing to reduce wasteful spending.”
“Our campaign is a campaign of the people. As an elected official, councilmembers need to understand that we serve all our residents and our stakeholders. We need to continually engage with the people of Lynnwood and address their needs.”
Jim has created many Lynnwood organizations and events such as the Lynnwood Christmas Tree Lighting and Celebration and the Lynnwood 4th of July Celebration. He was also chairman of Lynnwood’s Festival for four years.
He has served on the Snohomish County Board of Health for over a decade including being elected as Chairman of the Board. Jim has also served of the LEOFF-1 Disability Board for over 12 years.
Jim is the founder and past president of the Lynnwood Chamber as well as State President of the Washington Pilot’s Association. He has owned a local corporation for decades with dozens of employees, produced a multitude of events at the Seattle Center, Paramount and other venues. Jim is married to Sherry and has four adult daughters as well as two grandchildren. Their newest addition to their family is their little Shiatsu puppy named Lulu.
SOURCE: James “Jim” Ray Smith