Jim Hart, a Houghton resident, has thrown his hat in the ring and filed to challenge incumbent Kirkland City Councilmember Dave Asher. Jim Hart is the principal of Jim Hart & Associates,LLC, a land surveying company located in Kirkland. Now there are four Kirklanders running for Kirkland City Council Position Number 6:
Dave Asher (incument)
Scott Galbraith (Finn Hill)
Martin Morgan (South Rose Hill)
James A. (Jim) Hart (Houghton)
Asher filed for reelection early in the process. The three challengers all filed on Friday afternoon.