at a glance…
  • Meetings: 2nd and 4th Monday of each month, 6:00 p.m., Ilwaco Community Building.

  • Purpose: Serve as the legislative body that governs the City of Ilwaco and makes decisions for the city as a whole through representatives that provide public opinion.

  • Mission: Promote a friendly,
    family-oriented and economically sound environment for all persons by strengthening and encouraging wholesome and progressive growth.

  • Membership: The City Council is comprised of the mayor and five elected members.

 

 

 

Councilmembers (click on names for bio)

Mayor: Mike Cassinelli
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Term Began: January 2014
Term Expires: December 2017
Seat #1: David Jensen
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Term Began: January 2005
Term Expires: December 2017
Seat #2: Vinessa Karnofski
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Term Began:
January 2011
Term Expires: December 2017
Seat #3: Fred Marshall
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Term Began: January 2005
Term Expires: December 2017
Seat #4: Matthew Lessnau
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Term Began: March 2017
Term Expires: December 2019
Seat #5: Gary Forner
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Term Began: January 2011
Term Expires: December 2019
How long lived in Ilwaco: 12 years and 40 years combined in the Ilwaco area.
Primary goal as council member: Restore the trust in government and create more businesses. 
Community affiliations: Ilwaco & Pacific County Fire Departments and Technical Rescue. 
Business/Employer: Retired Washington State Park  Ranger, IFD Administrator.  
Education: College...Outdoor Recreation.
Hobbies: Hunting, fishing and sports rocketry.
Family: Wife, Barb Kachel, and one dog.
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