Two commissioner positions available this year

For The Reporter

The Tukwila Pool Metropolitan Park District (TPMPD) is a Special Purpose District. It is funded by Tukwila residents and businesses through property taxes for the sole purpose of providing a community swimming pool.

The Tukwila Pool Metropolitan Park District is governed by an elected five-member Board of Commissioners. The commissioners oversee the swimming pool on behalf of the taxpayers. This includes ensuring public funds are managed responsibly.

This year, the citizens of Tukwila will be able to elect two members of the community for Board of Commissioner Positions No. 3 and No. 4. Candidates must be registered to vote in King County and a resident of Tukwila.

The window to submit a Declaration of Candidacy with King County Elections is:

By Mail: 4:30 p.m. April 29 – May 17 (regardless of postmark)

In-person: 8:30 a.m. May 13 – 4:30 p.m. May 17

Online: 9 a.m. May 13 – 4:30 p.m. May 17

If you would like help us do great things for our pool and for our community, consider running for one of these positions.

King County Elections is hosting several workshops to aid community members interested in running for office.

Details can be found online at www.kingcounty.gov/depts/elections/for-candidates.aspx.

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