City Council
Redmond has a strong Mayor/Council, non-partisan form of government. Seven council members and the Mayor, all representing the community at large, are each elected directly by the people for staggered four-year terms. The City Council adopts the City budget, establishes law and policy, approves appropriations and contracts, levies taxes and grants franchises.

The City Council meets for business meetings on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month. The alternate Tuesdays are Council Study Sessions.  All meetings are held at 7:30 p.m. in the Redmond City Hall Council Chambers, unless otherwise noticed.

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Name: Hank Myers
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Jeralee Anderson

Jeralee Anderson

Position #6
Term Expires 12/31/21

Jeralee Anderson is the President/CEO and Co-Founder of Greenroads Foundation, a Redmond nonprofit organization focused on sustainability education, performance management, and strategic programming for transportation capital projects. She received her doctorate in sustainability and civil engineering from the University of Washington in 2012 and is a licensed professional engineer. Ms. Anderson worked in a variety of structural, geotechnical, green building, and construction engineering positions after receiving her undergraduate engineering degree from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo with a minor in music performance. She was recognized in 2013 by the Obama Administration as a Transportation Champion of Change for the 21st Century for her domestic and international work with Greenroads. Ms. Anderson has been a resident of Redmond since 2010 and is an active volunteer for Seattle Beagle Rescue. She enjoys reading, health and nutrition, crochet, weightlifting, cycling, teaching, and walking her dogs.

Angela Birney

Angela Birney

Position #5
Term Expires 12/31/19
President, City Council

Angela began serving her first term on the Council in 2016. Prior to that she served as the chair of Redmond’s Parks and Trails Commission. She currently represents the City of Redmond on the Cascade Water Alliance, King County Board of Health, Regional Policy Committee (alternate), Sound Cities Association Public Issues Committee (alternate), and the Community Facilities District.
Angela is a Washington native and grew up in Eastern Washington. She moved to Redmond in 1998. Formerly a middle school science teacher, Angela has a Master’s degree in Education from Heritage University and a Bachelor’s degree in Biology Education from Eastern Washington University. She lives on Education Hill with her husband and daughters.

David Carson

David Carson

Position #7
Term Expires 12/31/19

Vice-President, City Council
Chair of the Lodging Tax Advisory Committee

David moved from Southern Oregon to Redmond to work for Microsoft in 1991 and works as a Software Test Engineer. He graduated from Oregon State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management. His hobbies are riding motorcycles, cooking and playing in Redmond's recreational softball league. He lives with his wife Danielle and pets in the Viewpoint neighborhood of Redmond.

Steve Fields

Steve Fields

Position #2
Term Expires 12/31/21
Chair of the Public Safety Committee

Steve Fields has lived in Redmond for over 30 years. He worked across all functions of government in his positions at King County and the City of Seattle in the Executive offices. Fields guided elected officials on policy, budget and operational improvements. He advised department heads and their staff to help the government perform better. Fields is also a Redmond small business owner with his wife.

Hank Margeson

Dayle (Hank) Margeson

Position #3
Term Expires 12/31/19

Chair of the Finance, Administration, & Communications Committee

Hank was honored to be elected to represent his fellow residents on Redmond's City Council in November 2007 and is now serving his third term. He is the City's representative at the Sound Cities Association Public Issues Committee (SCA PIC) since 2009. During his tenure he served a term as the Vice-Chair and chaired the SCA PIC Nominating Committee until 2015. In December 2017 he was reelected to represent the Northeastern King County cities on the SCA Board of Directors for another two years, where he's served on the Finance Committee and Board Nominating Committee. Hank is in his seventh year on the Puget Sound Regional Committee's Growth Management Planning Board, serving Board's Vice President and as the SCA Caucus Chair. He was appointed as a member of the King County Regional Transit Committee in 2018 after serving two years as an alternate. He's represented the city and SCA on numerous other committees and boards during his tenure as Councilmember. He also serves as President for the Northwest Baseball Umpires Association board and is a former president of the Eastside Timebank board. Prior to election to City Council he served on the Parks and Trails Commission and was the Vice-Chair for the Education Hill Citizens Advisory Committee. Hank works for Liberty Mutual (Safeco) Insurance as a Senior Compliance Analyst and holds a Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice from Washington State University, and a Master's degree in Public Administration from the University of Oklahoma. He earned his Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter designation from the Society of Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriters in 2003. Hank is married to Patti and they raised their two adult children in Redmond over the past 25 years. They recently completed adding an accessory dwelling unit onto their Education Hill home where their son, daughter-in-law and wonderful grandson now reside. He and Patti also own acreage in the Sammamish Valley where they keep their three horses. Active in local sports, he coached youth soccer, baseball, basketball and currently umpires local high school, youth and adult baseball games.

Hank Myers

Hank Myers

Position #1
Term Expires 12/31/19

Chair of the Parks & Human Services Committee

Hank has served on Redmond’s City Council since January 2008 and is now serving his third term. He has served on advisory boards for Metro Transit and the Bellevue School District. Councilmember Myers is a Transportation Economist working in all modes of transportation including experience in commercial aviation, public transit, and passenger ferry service. Hank began his professional career with Hughes Airwest as a regulatory affairs specialist before moving to the northwest to become Director of Government Affairs and Pricing for Alaska Airlines. He has a Bachelor’s degree in English from California State University. A 42-year resident and living in the Viewpoint area of Redmond, Hank is married to Christine and has two grown children. He likes to spend time volunteering with Green Redmond and at the Center for Wooden Boats.

Tanika Padhye

Tanika Padhye

Position #4
Term Expires 12/31/21
Chair of the Planning & Public Works Committee

Tanika Padhye was appointed to the Redmond City Council in March 2017. Prior to council, Tanika served on the Planning Commission and Parks & Trails Commission.
Tanika is originally from Houston, Texas. She graduated from Texas A&M University with B.S. in Psychology and then went to Northeastern Law School for her J.D. During her legal career she worked in the public sector for the City Attorney’s Office in Berkley, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, and the Seattle Office for Civil Rights.
She moved to the Pacific Northwest for her husband’s job at Microsoft and has lived in Redmond for 13 years. Tanika lives on Education Hill with her husband Jitu and their two sons.

October 23 Agenda Preview

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Redmond City Council Committee of the Whole -  4:30 p.m:
Finance, Administration, and Communications

Redmond City Council Study Session - 7:30 p.m.
  • 2019-2020 Biennial Budget Review
  • Council Talk Time

October 25 Agenda Preview

Redmond City Council Special Meeting - 7:30 p.m.

  • 2019-2020 Biennial Budget Review
  • Council Talk Time