Council Appoints Tanika
Padhye to Fill Vacancy
March 8, 2017
Lisa Maher, Communications & Marketing Manager
REDMOND, WA -
City Council appointed Tanika Padhye yesterday to fill the vacancy in Council
Position 4. She was sworn in immediately and was seated as a City
has lived in Redmond for 13 years and has served on both the City of Redmond’s
Planning and Parks and Trails Commission. She has been a member of the
Community Centers Stakeholder group and contributed to updates on the PARCC
Plan and projects including Redmond Central Connector (Phase II) and the
Downtown Park. She is a licensed attorney in the State of Washington, with
legal expertise ranging from work as a Civil Rights Investigator to cases
dealing with employment and housing discrimination.
“I feel strongly about connecting with Redmond
residents because it creates a healthier government that is a reflection of the
people it represents,” said Padhye.
have complete confidence in Councilmember Padhye’s ability to serve the people
of Redmond, and I look forward to working with her as a new Council colleague.
Her years as a resident of Redmond and experiences as a Commissioner on the
Planning and most recently the Parks and Trails Commissions have prepared her
for this role,” stated Council President Hank Margeson.
Padhye will serve in this appointed capacity until November 2017. After King
County Elections certifies the November General Election results which will
include the election for Position 4, the winner of the General Election for the
Position will take office.
For questions and more information contact Lisa Maher, Communications & Marketing Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 425-556-2427. This press release is available on www.redmond.gov.