City Council

The City of Kennewick has a Council-Manager form of government. The City Manager is appointed by the City Council as the chief executive officer of the City and is responsible to the Council for the proper administration of all City business.The Council is comprised of seven Council members, one of whom is appointed by its members to serve as Mayor for two years. Though Chairman of the Council and the presiding member at weekly Council meetings, the Mayor has an equal vote with other Council members. Council members are elected by the citizens of Kennewick to serve a four-year term. Council members are part-time elected officials who exercise the legislative power of the City and determine matters of policy.

Don Britain

Don Britain


Mayor - Ward 1
Term Expires: December 31, 2021
Phone: 509-430-4178
Mayor Britain Biography
All Wards
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Steve Lee


Mayor Pro Tem - Ward 2
Term Expires: December 31, 2021 
Phone: 509-987-3339 

Ward 2
Paul Parish

Paul Parish


Councilman - At Large (All Wards)
Term Expires: December 31, 2019
Phone: 509-531-0236
Councilman Parish Biography
All Wards
Steve Young

Steve Young


Councilman - At Large (All Wards)
Term Expires: December 31, 2019
Phone: 509-521-5220
Councilman Young Biography
Ward 1
Matt Boehnke

Matt Boehnke


Councilman - At Large (All Wards)
Term Expires: December 31, 2019
Phone: 760-447-5150
Councilman Boehnke Biography
All Wards
John Trumbo

John Trumbo


Councilman - Ward 3
Term Expires: December 31, 2021 
Phone: 509-366-2241
Councilman Trumbo Biography
Ward 3
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Bill McKay


Councilman - At Large (All Wards)
Term Expires: December 31, 2021 
Phone: 509-460-9278
All Wards