Mayor and Council

Council Rules Of Procedure 2020

Council vacancy application

The City of Ilwaco has an immediate need and is accepting Declaration of Interest Applications for Council Position No. 5, a vacancy created by the resignation of Councilmember Kristen Mathison.  The appointee will serve until the term is filled by election in November 2023. Applicants must be a registered voter in Pacific County at the time of application and have resided within the Ilwaco city limits for at least one year.

The City Council meets regularly on the second and fourth Mondays of each month at 6:00 p.m., in the Ilwaco Community Building.  Occasional Council workshops and committee meetings may be scheduled during business and/or evening hours.

Applications will be accepted in person at 120 First Ave N or via mail to PO Box 548, Ilwaco, WA  98624, until June 6, 2022.  The Ilwaco City Council will hold applicant interviews during the Regular Council Meeting scheduled for June 13, 2022.

Mayor

Mayor Cassinelli

MIKE CASSINELLI

Email: mayor@ilwaco-wa.gov

Served as Councilmember from January 2004 through December 2009

Served as Mayor from January 2010 through December 2017

Elected November 2021 to a 4 Year Term

beginning January 2022 and ending December 2025

City Council Members

Cundiff - Pos 1

Position 1

DAVE CUNDIFF

Email: council1@ilwaco-wa.gov

Committees: Public Safety, Parks/City Property

Partial Term Served November 2019 to December 2021

Elected November 2021 to a 4 Year Term

beginning January 2022 and ending December 2025

Margarita Cullimore

Position 2

MARGARITA CULLIMORE

Email: council2@ilwaco-wa.gov

Committees: Finance/Planning, Human Resources, Marketing

Elected November 2021 to a 4 Year Term

beginning January 2022 and ending December 2025

Quittner - Pos 3

Position 3

JON QUITTNER

Email: council3@ilwaco-wa.gov

Committees: Parks/City Property, Human Resources

Partial Term Served November 2019 to December 2021

Elected November 2021 to a new 4 year term

beginning January 2022 and ending December 2025

Position 4

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MATT LESSNAU 

Email: council4@ilwaco-wa.gov

Committees: Utilities/Streets, Finance/Planning

Appointed to the vacant seat March 2017

Partial term served November 2017  to December 2019

Elected November 2019 to a new 4 Year Term

beginning January 2020 and ending December 2023

Councilmember Lessnau has made his home in Ilwaco for the last 7 years.  He graduated from Ilwaco High School in 2006, and is a  2010 University of Washington alumni with a BA in Aeronautics & Astronautics.  Councilmember Lessnau's primary goal as an elected official is to "revitalize our community by cultivating opportunities for Ilwaco businesses, infrastructure development, and creating region-leading recreational opportunities for our citizens and guests."  Matt works for Adrift Distillers in Long Beach, Washington.  He enjoys creating memories with his wife Kacia, and their two children Maeva (4) and Archer (2), entertaining guests, cooking, barbecuing, sampling the Pacific Northwest's finest beer, wine, and spirits, mushroom foraging, and playing Xbox.

Position 5

VACANT

Email: council5@ilwaco-wa.gov

Term beginning January 2020 and ending December 2023