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Low-Income Customer Advocate Candidate Sought for City Light Review Panel

Seattle City Light is seeking a candidate to serve on the City Light Review Panel as our Low-Income Customer Advocate. This is a Mayoral appointment to the Review Panel and the candidate will be appointed by Mayor Durkan and confirmed by the Seattle City Council.

The Review Panel, established in 2010 through City Council Ordinance Number 123256, plays an important role in providing input and engagement of City Light ratepayers in the development and review of the utility’s biennial update to the six-year Strategic Plan. The Review Panel is also tasked with reviewing electricity rate proposals, assessing City Light’s electricity rate design, and considering the implementation of cost allocation changes among customer classes.

The current vacant panel position is designated for a City Light Low-Income Customer Advocate, preferably with knowledge and interest in the electricity industry. City Light is committed to racial diversity and inclusion in recruitment for this position.

For more details regarding participation in the Review Panel and Strategic Plan, including the time commitment to attend regular monthly meetings, please visit the links below:

This position is appointed by the City Council to serve a renewable three-year term. Qualified candidates will be screened and forwarded to Seattle City Councilmember Pedersen’s office for consideration.

To be considered for appointment by the City Council to the City Light Review Panel, please send a letter of interest and resume to