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City of Kent

Council Position 3

Les Thomas

Les Thomas

10321 SE 270th PL

Kent, WA 98030

(253) 854-3623

lthomas370@aol.com

Education: BA in Marketing from UW and Master's in Bujsiness Administration (MBA)
Occupation: Retired Business owner and Certified Gemologist Appraiser (CGA)
Statement:

It’s been my honor and privilege to serve on the Kent City Council for the past sixteen years and I look forward to serving our citizens for another four. Kent has seen many changes over the years as it has grown from a village; to a town and now is Washington State’s sixth largest city.

 

I’m proud of Kent’s many recent accomplishments including the YMCA which is under construction; expansion of Green River College; high paying job opportunities with the growth of companies like Blue Origin; and new projects like “Meet me on Meeker”.

 

Challenges facing our Council include traffic congestion; homelessness; and budget constraints while lessening the tax burden for all citizens. With your help and your vote, I pledge to continue listen to and serving you, the citizens of Kent. Other: US Army Veteran; Family: Married to Pauline (51 years) with four grown children and ten grandchildren

Hira Singh Bhullar

Hira Singh Bhullar

11727 SE 248th PL

Kent, WA 98030

(253) 656-0012

electhira@gmail.com

www.electhira.org

Education: Bachelor of Engineering (Computer Science & Engineering)
Occupation: Senior Software Engineer, Starbucks Coffee Company
Statement:

I'm proud to call Kent home, and I'm passionate about making Kent an even better place to live, work, and raise a family. 


With 23 years of professional experience in industries spanning manufacturing, logistics, sales and education, I volunteer my skills on the boards of KYFS, Kent YMCA, Kent Schools Foundation, Rotary Club, and Veterans, Seniors, and Human Services Levy Advisory Board. 

 

No matter what the challenge, I’m excited to apply my experience as a community leader to help make our city stronger for everyone. Kent needs to have good transportation infrastructure, be environmentally concerned, and continue efforts to reduce homelessness. Good fiscal management is a must, while continuing to invest in effective youth programs. Public safety is a high priority and using new technologies can improve services. Endorsed: King County Democrats, Adam Smith, Suzette Cooke, Pat Sullivan, Debra Entenman, Mona Das, Mia Gregerson, Maya Vengadasalam, Leslie Hamada and more...

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