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International Special Review District Board announces
annual election results

SEATTLE - The annual election for the International Special Review District Board was held on Tuesday, November 16, 2010. Two positions were up for election this year.

The results are as follows: Bill Lee won Position #3 for a District business person, property owner or employee. Julia Park won Position #5 for an At Large seat. New Board member Ms. Park will begin her term in December. Mr. Lee will serve his second term beginning in December.

The special character of the International District is recognized and protected by City Ordinance. In 1973, the International Special Review District Board was created to preserve, protect and enhance the cultural, economic and historical qualities of the District. The Board is composed of seven members - five elected by the Chinatown International District community and two appointed by the Mayor. Board members' terms are for two years and members may serve up to two consecutive terms.

The current board members are Brien Chow, Misun Chung Gerrick, Robert Ha, Bill Lee, Rich Murakami (vice-chair), Josh Osborne-Klein (Chair), and Marvin Rosete.

The Seattle Department of Neighborhoods works to bring government closer to our residents through civic engagement, community empowerment and involvement by all residents for the betterment of their community. For more information, call 206-684-0464.

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The International Special Review District is coordinated by the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods Historic Preservation Division. Seattle Department of Neighborhoods provides programs and service that engage residents in civic participation, foster stronger communities, make government more accessible, and preserve and enhance the character of Seattles neighborhoods.

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