City Council

Matt Mahoney
Mayor
Matt Mahoney

Position #7
Term: January 1, 2022 - December 31, 2025
206-920-6298

Council / Intergovernmental Assignments:

  • Transportation Committee

  • Municipal Facilities Committee

  • Highline Forum

  • Hotel/Motel Tax Advisory

  • SR509 Executive Committee

  • South County Transportation Board

  • Water Resource Inventory Resource Area 9

  • What's Up Des Moines 

  • Ad-Hoc Franchise Agreement Committee

JC Harris
Councilmember

JC Harris

Position #2
Term: January 1, 2020 - December 31, 2023
206-920-4776

Council / Intergovernmental Assignments:

  • Environment Committee

  • Waterland Liaison

Gene Achziger
Councilmember
Gene Achziger

Position #3
Term: January 1, 2022 - December 31, 2025
206-498-5645

Council / Intergovernmental Assignments:

  • Transportation Committee

Harry Steinmetz
Councilmember

Harry Steinmetz

Position #1
Term: January 1, 2022 - December 31, 2025
206-402-8614

Council / Intergovernmental Assignments:

  • Public Safety/Emergency Management Committee

  • Municipal Facilities Committee

  • Ad-Hoc Franchise Agreement Committee

Traci Buxton
Deputy Mayor
Traci Buxton

Position #5
Term: January 1, 2022 - December 31, 2025
206-920-4187

Council / Intergovernmental Assignments:

  • Public Safety/Emergency Management Committee

  • Transportation Committee

  • Economic Development Committee

  • Des Moines Farmer's Market

  • Sound Cities Association

  • Public Issues Committee

  • Soundside Alliance

  • South King Housing and Homelessness Partners

  • Human Services Advisory

  • Growth Management Policy Board

  • Regional Law Safety Justice Committee

  • Sound Cities Association Executive Board 

Jeremy Nutting
Councilmember

Jeremy Nutting

Position #4
Term: January 1, 2020-December 31, 2023
206-305-1147

Council / Intergovernmental Assignments:

  • Environment Committee

  • Economic Development Committee

  • Ad-Hoc Franchise Agreement Committee

  • Des Moines Arts Commission

  • Des Moines Marina Liaison

  • Education Liaison

Vic Pennington
Councilmember

Vic Pennington

Position #6
Term: March 3, 2022 - December 31, 2023
206-375-4218

Council / Intergovernmental Assignments:

  • Public Safety/Emergency Management Committee

  • Environment Committee

  • Economic Development Committee

  • Police Department Advisory