The City of Othello became a non-charter Code City government in January 1989 and operates under the direction of the Mayor and seven Councilmembers, who are elected by the citizens of the City. The City Council holds three regular meetings every month; a Council workshop on the first Monday of every month and the regular City Council meetings on the second and fourth Mondays of every month. All Council meetings are open to the public and are held in the City Council Chambers located at 500 E. Main Street.
Meet the Mayor
Mayor Shannon McKay
Meet the Council
The City Council’s goal is to provide most economically to the citizens of the city, essential services such as law enforcement, fire, public utilities, streets, park and recreation. In accomplishing this mission, the City Government should anticipate the needs of the community and plan for the future.
Councilmember – Tim Wilson
Councilmember – Eleanor Brodahl
The Planning Commission meets the third Monday each month at the City Hall Council Chambers, 500 E. Main Street, Othello, WA 99344 (moved to Tuesday if Monday is a legal holiday). Citizens are given the opportunity to provide input, thoughts, comments and suggestions to the Planning Commission on any items concerning our community’s future.
The Planning Commission is made up of five volunteer citizens from the City of Othello, appointed by the Mayor for six years.
The Planning Commission consists of:
Position# 1 Vacant
Position# 2 Expires – April 2010 Bob Russell
Position# 3 Expires – April 2011 Rex Robbins
Position# 4 Expires – April 2007 Claire Lackie
Position# 5 Expires – April 2008 Larry McCourtie
Don’t hesitate to call city hall with your needs and concerns.