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In accordance with the Governor’s phased reopening plan and orders from the State Supreme Court, the Justice & Municipal Center, Police Department, and Public Works Center are currently closed to the public except for individuals with scheduled court hearings. The Municipal Court counter remains closed. The Recreation Office and Senior Center will be closed in conjunction with the School District closure. 

Many of our services are available online and staff can be reached by email or phone. Our main number is 253-862-8602.


With the recommendations and guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and state and local health authorities, regarding social distancing and limitations on public gatherings and Governor Inslee's Proclamations and Stay At Home Orders to help slow the spread of COVID-19, the public is invited to call in to the Council Meetings and Workshops at 408-740-7256 (Meeting ID: 215 767 540#). This will be for audio only, no comments will be taken during the meetings/workshops. All comments must be submitted prior to the meetings/workshops.
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The goal of Bonney Lake City Council is to give citizens the opportunity to participate in the process of government and help our community achieve its full potential. Among its primary duties, the City Council makes laws, sets policies, adopts regulations and budgets, levies taxes, controls the finances and property of the City, authorizes public improvement, provides for public safety and health, forms boards, commissions and agencies; and oversees a wide-ranging agenda for the community.

Council Standing Committees

The Council Standing Committees exist to review and advise the City Council. The City Council standing committees include Community Development Committee, Finance Committee, Public Safety Committee, and Voucher Review Committee. Councilmembers serve as committee members and chairs for these committees.

Current City Council Members

Councilmember 1 Todd Dole
Todd DoleContact Information

Phone: 253-264-9233
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 7380, Bonney Lake, WA 98391


Residency in Bonney Lake:  since 2009
Occupation: Small Business Owner/Entrepreneur


    •Public Safety Committee


    • Beautify Bonney Lake - Chair
Family: Married 21 years to wife, Emily Dole with 3 daughters and 2 sons
Hobbies: Golfing, Fishing, cooking, and spending time outdoors with family.

Council Term ends December 31, 2021.
Councilmember 2 Justin Evans
Councilmember Evans PhotoContact Information

Phone: 253-709-9199
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 7380, Bonney Lake, WA 98391


Residency in Bonney Lake: 4 years
Occupation: Production Manager - Machine Shop


    •Deputy Mayor (2020 - present);
    •Finance Committee Chair;
    •Public Safety Committee


    • Pierce County Regional Council (Vice Chair)

Family: Wife Candi, and daughter Zoey.
Hobbies: Woodworking, playing guitar.

Council Term ends December 31, 2023.
Councilmember 3 Dan Swatman
Councilmember Swatman PhotoContact Information

Phone: (253) 606-1196
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 7380, Bonney Lake, WA 98391


Residency in Bonney Lake: Since 1999
Occupation: BP Systems Engineer


    •Finance Committee, Past Member;
    •Community Development Committee - Chair


    •Sumner/Bonney Lake Little League, Treasurer

Hobbies: Woodworking

Council Term ends December 31, 2021.
Councilmember 4 James (Kelly) McClimans Sr.
McClimansContact Information

Phone: (253) 691-3396
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 7264, Bonney Lake, WA 98391


Residency in Bonney Lake: 20 Years
Occupation: Software Developers


    •Community Development Committee, Past Member; 
    •Public Safety Committee

Family: Married 39 years to wife Theresia, with one son James Kelly Jr, one daughter Shawnta and four grandchildren Lian, Rylee, Pepper and Quincy.

Council Term ends December 31, 2023.

Councilmember 5 Tom Watson
Councilmember Watson PhotoContact Information

Phone: 253-348-7995
Mailing Address: 6809 183rd Ave E, Bonney Lake, WA 98391


Residency in Bonney Lake: 23 Years
Occupation: Owner of Signs in Wood, a master designer and an expert wood carver. Retired from Office Depot (18 years).


    •Finance Committee;
    •Community Development Committee;
    •Public Safety Committee, Past Member;
    •Design Commission, Past Member;
    •Citizens Advisory Council, Past Member


    •Bonney Lake Lions Club (President and Vision Chairman)
    •Beautify Bonney Lake (Board Member)
    •Greater Bonney Lake Historical Society (Member)

Family: Married to Denise, adult children Ryan and Jennifer.
Hobbies: Volunteering and Woodworking.

Council Term ends December 31, 2023.
Councilmember 6 Terry Carter
Councilmember Carter PhotoContact Information

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 7380, Bonney Lake, WA 98391
Phone: 253-347-5376


Residency in Bonney Lake: 18 years
Occupation: Police Detective


    •Public Safety Committee - Chair;
    •Finance Committee


    •Boy Scouts of America, Troop 577 Asst. Scout Master

Family: Married 23 years to wife Elizabeth. Has one daughter and one son.

Council Term ends December 31, 2021.
Councilmember 7 Michelle Keith
Councilmember Surdez PhotoContact Information

Phone: 253-223-3208
Address: P.O. Box 7380, Bonney Lake WA 98391


Residency in Bonney Lake: Over 25 years
Occupation: Customer Service Manager


    •Community Development Committee

Family: Mom to three daughters with one grandson and two granddaughters.

Council term ends December 31, 2023.


For general questions, please contact staff in the City Clerk's Office.
There are several ways to bring issues to the City Council. You can contact individual councilmembers directly via email or mail.

To contact the entire City Council:
By Email

By Mail:
Attn: City Clerk
City of Bonney Lake
P.O. Box 7380
Bonney Lake, WA 98391

You are also welcome to address the Council in person at a public meeting. Council meetings are normally held on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month and include a citizen comment period. View the City Council Calendar for the current meeting schedule.
For more information on making public comments at Council meetings, visit our Governance page.