Schmalz elected City Council president
Last updated 1/12/2022 at 12:28pm
New Mukilteo Councilmember Steve Schmalz on Monday, Jan. 3, was the unanimous choice by his colleagues to be the next City Council president.
Schmalz, who was elected to Position No. 3 in November, previously served on the council from 2012 to 2019 and was council president in 2018. He also served as vice president for several years.
"This is actually important," Schmalz said. "The council president sets the agenda for the mayor and is a voice for the rest of the council. We are seven councilmembers ... that have an equal voice, an equal opportunity to speak."
Schmalz stressed that it's imp...