Kent City Council selects 8 finalists to interview for vacant seat

At Tuesday night’s special City Council meeting, the Kent City Council reviewed applications submitted by residents to fill the vacant council position 1 left by Tina Budell, who resigned April 13.

Thirty-six applications were submitted by the April 20 deadline, but one applicant withdrew her application from consideration over the weekend.

The Council voted to interview the following candidates:

  • Hira Singh Bhullar
  • Suzanne Cameron
  • Lee Ann Dickson
  • Sara Denise Henrietta Franklin
  • Marli Larimer
  • Zandria Michaud
  • Mizanur Rahman
  • William Shorr

The candidates will be interviewed and appointed at a later date.

Once selected, Mayor Dana Ralph will swear in the new Councilmember.