City Councilman Louise Bjornson decides not to seek re-election.
Louise Bjornson announced that she has decided not to seek re-election to the Bellingham City Council.
Bjornson served 22 years on the Bellingham City Council starting in 1988, 5 years on the Bellingham Planning Commission and 12 years on the Mayor's Neighborhood Advisory Commission. As council president, she started the public comment period at the beginning of every council meeting.
Bjornson has been awarded the Environmental Hero Award from RE Sources, Distinguished Alumna Award from Western Washington University and the Certificate of Municipal Leadership from the Association of Washington Cities.
Besides her City Council duties, Bjornson has served on many local boards, as well as the Washington State Air Transportation Commission and the Washington State Municipal Research Board. She has also been active with the Association of Washington Cities.
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|Publication:||Bellingham Business Journal|
|Date:||May 1, 2009|
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