City Council Convenes For Initial 2023 Meeting
Posted on 01/04/2023
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City of Renton Contacts
Judith Subia, City Council Liaison, 425-430-6575
Laura Pettitt, Communications Director, 206-308-7986 (cell)


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Renton City Council Convenes Monday for Initial 2023 Meeting

January 9 Meeting Begins at 7 p.m.; All Seven Councilmembers Set to Return

RENTON, WA (JANUARY 4, 2023) – Renton City Council will convene in person for the first council meeting of 2023 on Monday, January 9, at 7 p.m. The meeting can also be viewed on Channel 21 in Renton or streamed live at

Mayor Armondo Pavone chairs city council meetings.

All seven council members returned as no council positions were up for election in 2022.

Councilmember Valerie O'Halloran will serve as Council President for 2023, and Councilmember Ed Prince will serve as Council President Pro-Tem. Ms. O'Halloran begins her fourth year on the council, while Mr. Prince enters his 12th year.

Ruth Pérez begins her 10th year on the council; Ryan McIrvin his eighth; Kim-Khánh Văn her fourth; and Carmen Rivera and James Alberson, Jr., their second.

Council has also set committee assignments and schedules for the year. All meetings are subject to change; the most current information can be found at

  • Community Services, 1st Monday, 4 p.m. Carmen Rivera, Chair; Kim-Khánh Văn, Vice Chair; James Alberson, Jr. Member

  • Finance, 2nd & 4th Mondays, 4 p.m. Ruth Pérez, Chair; James Alberson, Jr., Vice Chair; Kim-Khánh Văn, Member

  • Planning & Development, 2nd & 4th Mondays, 5 p.m. Ed Prince, Chair; Ryan McIrvin, Vice Chair; Ruth Pérez, Member

  • Public Safety, 3rd Monday, 4 p.m. Kim-Khánh Văn, Chair; Ed Prince, Vice Chair; Carmen Rivera, Member

  • Transportation, 1st & 3rd Mondays, 5 p.m. Ryan McIrvin, Chair; Ruth Pérez, Vice Chair; Ed Prince, Member

  • Utilities, 1st & 3rd Mondays, 3 p.m. James Alberson, Jr., Chair; Carmen Rivera, Vice Chair; Ryan McIrvin, Member

The City of Renton

The City of Renton, Washington, with a population of 107,500 (2022), is located on the southeast shore of Lake Washington, just south of Seattle. Renton's strong economic base, diverse marketplace, and favorable business climate have attracted nationally recognized companies wishing to provide employees and their families with an outstanding quality of life. Renton is the home of Boeing, PACCAR, IKEA, Super Bowl Champion (2014) Seattle Seahawks, two-time (2016 & 2019) MLS champion and CONCACAF Champion (2022) Seattle Sounders FC (in 2024), and the eternal resting place of rock icon. Jimi Hendrix. More information can be found on our website, news releases, or Facebook, Twitter, and Nextdoor pages.  


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