Angelina Benedetti

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Angelina Benedetti
Renton City Council
Renton, WA 98057

Chair: Public Safety Committee
Vice-Chair:  Utilities Committee
Member:  Community Services Committee

City Council chooses Angelina Benedetti to fill vacant council seat

Council vote was unanimous; Ms. Benedetti will be sworn in at council’s February 10 meeting

RENTON, WA - The Renton City Council has unanimously chosen Angelina Benedetti to fill vacant seat #2 on the council. Councilmembers made their decision via voice vote during their regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, February 3.

Angelina Benedetti and FamilyMs. Benedetti currently works as a Regional Manager for the King County Library System serving the communities of Burien, SeaTac, Tukwila and White Center and has been active with different boards and commissions in the City of Renton. Ms. Benedetti has served on the Planning Commission since 2013, including two years (2017-2019) as Chair, and is the current Vice Chair. She has been a member of the City Center Community Plan Advisory Board since 2014, a board member of the Renton Downtown Partnership and a member of the Budget Advisory Committee in 2016 and 2018. She holds a Masters of Library Science and Information Science from the University of Washington.

The council seat was vacated when holder Armondo Pavone was sworn in as mayor on January 1. Ms. Benedetti will fill the remainder of the seat’s term, which will expire on December 31, 2021.

The council accepted applications for the seat from January 7 to 22, and received 22. After reviewing the applications, each of the six councilmembers nominated one candidate. Those candidates were then interviewed by the entire council in an open public meeting on February 3. A vote was then held at that evening’s council meeting.


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