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Council members take on new roles in regional government
Sammamish's two new City Council members will be representing the city on regional boards.
Mayor Tom Odell announced at a Jan. 10 council meeting that newly elected Councilman Tbm Vance would be replacing him on the Suburban Cities Association board, which advocates for the interests of cities across the Eastside. Vance will join Councilman Don Gerend on the board.
Ramiro Valderrama, the second new face on the council, will be replacing Gerend on the Eastside Fire and Rescue board, which sets policy and the budget for the fire agency.
Valderrama will join Odell on the board.
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