Arlington City Councilmember Joshua Roundy announced his resignation from the City Council for personal reasons effective immediately. Councilmember Roundy was elected to the City Council in November 2017.
In his resignation, Councilmember Roundy stated, “I want to thank the City of Arlington, the staff, the council, the mayor, and the voters of our community for the great opportunity. I have valued my time on the council and wish everyone the best moving forward.”
Of Councilmember Roundy’s announcement, Mayor Barb Tolbert shared the following sentiment, “I appreciate Josh’s service to the Arlington community and understand his need to put his family first. I wish Josh and his family good health and continued success in their endeavors.”
The City Council will discuss the options on filling the vacancy on the City Council at the January 21, 2020 City Council meeting. Under Washington state law, the City Council has 90 days to appoint a city resident to fill the vacancy. By law, qualified applicants must be a registered voter and have lived within the City limits for at least one year.