City of MLT beginning process to establish Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commission

he Mountlake Terrace City Council has directed staff to start the process for establishing a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commission. Any resident who is interested in serving or participating in the process can call the city clerk at 425-744-6206.

Following city council direction July 6, city staff will prepare an ordinance to establish the commission and will bring it before the council for review in early August.

More information will be available as the program is established.

  1. Hello,

    I’m interested in the DEI Commission.

    I’m a first generation Hispanic and have been living in MLT since 2005. Currently I work as a Media Specialist and before I was the Publisher of the largest Latino newspaper in Washington.


    1. Thank you Alvaro! I hope you reach out to the City Clerk’s office. I am excited to see what this commission can do, and hope to volunteer in support of events/round tables etc.

      Don’t worry about Linda, she’s always like that.

      1. Elaine, I can always count on you to comment on my post because you don’t like and approve of what I say.

        Don’t worry about Elaine, she’s always like that.

  2. In these hard economic times, the city should not be creating new programs especially a PC program. We do not need a DEI program because no one is excluded from something if they want to be a part of it. We all have the opportunity to be included if we so desire. Such programs are not necessary and a waste.

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