City council seat applications open

The City of Sequim is accepting applications for its vacant council seat

A seat is now open for applicants for the Sequim City Council Position No. 6 held by former councilor Troy Tenneson.

He announced his resignation on Aug. 21 because of a family emergency .

The city must fill the vacant position within 90 days, City of Sequim officials noted this week.

City councilors agreed this week to open the application period through 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 30.

Interviews will be held in a virtual public meeting on Monday, Oct. 12, with the possibility of an appointment and swearing in that evening.

The appointee will serve through Nov. 2021 with a salary of $250 per month.

Applicants must be registered voters of the City of Sequim, have a one-year continuous period of residence and hold no other public office or employment with the city government.

To apply, contact City Clerk Sara McMillon at 360-912-3701 or visit

Candidates must submit a letter of interest, resume and completed application form with answers to supplemental questions to, or by regular mail at the Sequim Civic Center address listed above.

City Council members may ask additional questions at the interviews.

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