City Council members are elected officials and City employees. All correspondence sent to Council members and all City employees are public records, subject to public disclosure requirements under state law (Public Records Act, RCW 42.56). Any correspondence sent to any City Council member (by any means, including e-mail) by any member of the public will be disclosed to any person who makes a request, unless exempt from disclosure under state law.
By state law, public equipment, facilities or employee work time may not be used to support or oppose candidates or ballot propositions (RCW 42.17.130). Please do not send campaign-related correspondence to City offices or employees.