Megan Sheridan resigns from her spot on council

The Maple Valley Council are currently looking for applicants for the recently opened position.

Megan Sheridan has stepped down from her position on the Maple Valley City Council.

According to a press release, the city is currently looking for someone to take her spot at Position 5.

“When a vacancy occurs on a city council, state law provides that it can be filled by appointment of the council,” the release stated. “The chosen appointee then serves until the next general election.”

The chosen candidate for the position will be eligible to stand in the November 2019 election to be re-elected on the council, the release said.

By state law, the candidate must be a citizen of the United States, a registered Washington State voter and have resided in the corporate limits of the city of Maple Valley for at least one year it said in the press release.

Applications must be submitted by 5 p.m. on Friday, April 13 to the city clerk at City Hall, P.O Box 320 Maple Valley, WA 98038.

The selected person will begin their term on May 1.

For more information, contact Shaunna Lee-Rice, the City Clerk, at 425-413-8800.