Mukilteo City Council rejects mayor's DEI Commission candidates
Councilmembers also question appointment process for the waterfront redevelopment group
Last updated 3/16/2022 at 11:53am
It's back to the drawing board for the City's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Commission.
In a surprising decision, the Mukilteo City Council voted 3-2 to reject Mayor Joe Marine's three appointments to the DEI commission Monday, March 7.
The commission currently has three vacancies, and Marine had recommended Gaura Sanghvi to Position 1, Michael Dixon to Position 2, and Ewa Wheeler to Position 3.
Council President Steve Schmalz and Councilmembers Riaz Khan and Louis Harris voted against the appointments, while Council Vice President Elisabeth Crawford and Councilmember Tom Jordal vo...