Randy Hayden announced he intends to seek election to Edmonds City Council, Position 1. Kristiana Johnson was
Hayden said he has actively lived and served in Edmonds about 25 years, and lived in the surrounding area another 25 years.
He said his community service highlights include " coaching, serving at the Union Gospel Mission, hosting classes on the Constitution and teaching the 4,5 and 6 year old children at my church." Hayden said he successfully runs two companies.
Hayden previously ran for the state House of Representatives in the 32nd legislative district, and currently serves on the Snohomish County Alcohol and Drug Advisory Board and the We Surround Puget Sound Board.
"I would be humbled, if elected, to bring my leadership and business experience to the Edmonds City Council," Hayden told Patch. "My goals for Edmonds are to expand our Tourism business downtown and bring more High Tec jobs along the Hwy 99 corridor. I encourage each Edmonds resident to help your own city by buying consumables such as groceries and gasoline in Edmonds and to use the services of Edmonds businesses whenever possible. Running city government is no different than running a business or a household. I am big on fiscal responsibility."
Hayden said that so far, he has been endorsed by Benjamin Goodwin, Lynnwood City Council; Rick Forschler, SeaTac City Council; and Roger Haskin, Retired Stanwood City Council member.