Thomas returns to Mercer Island

He steps in as interim director for Community Planning and Development

  • Thursday, September 24, 2020 11:35am
  • News
Jeff Thomas

Jeff Thomas

Jeff Thomas returns to Mercer Island as the city’s interim director for the Community Planning and Development Department (CPD). Early in his career, he was the city’s principal planner for two years.

Thomas will begin his yearlong interim assignment on Sept. 28. During his more than 20-year planning career, he was recently the CPD director for the city of Marysville, and he served in that same role with the cities of Bellingham and Sammamish during the prior 12 years.

“I am thrilled that Jeff has accepted this 12-month interim assignment and I have no doubt that his extensive technical and policy skills will serve us well during this time of great transition,” said Mercer Island City Manager Jessi Bon.


In consideration of how we voice our opinions in the modern world, we’ve closed comments on our websites. We value the opinions of our readers and we encourage you to keep the conversation going.

Please feel free to share your story tips by emailing editor@mi-reporter.com.

To share your opinion for publication, submit a letter through our website https://www.mi-reporter.com/submit-letter/. Include your name, address and daytime phone number. (We’ll only publish your name and hometown.) We reserve the right to edit letters, but if you keep yours to 300 words or less, we won’t ask you to shorten it.

[flipp]

More in News

King County 2020 unemployment numbers. Source: Washington State Employment Security Department
Boeing, coronavirus likely to impact King County economy

Unemployment remained high in September.

t
‘We’re really committed to helping them get through this’

Businesses and nonprofits benefit from CARES Act funding.

t
Firefighters extinguish structure fire

Copious units were on the scene.

t
Time’s up for Francisco as he retires

He surveys thousands of old watch batteries awaiting recycling.

t
Volunteers lend a hand at Arbor Day events

City and EarthCorps hold small planting gatherings.

t
Recovery Beyond’s Russell to speak at Rotary meeting

Virtual presentation set for Oct. 27.

t
Heitner discusses ‘#Pandemic Parenting’ during presentation

Mercer Island Parent Edge holds virtual event.

t
Youth Theatre Northwest returns to the spotlight

Katano and Swenson discuss hitting the stage in a pandemic.

Most Read