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City Council

City Council members are elected by Walla Walla city voters for four year terms. Members do not have separate wards, but represent all the citizens. Among the Council members, they elect the Mayor and Mayor Pro-Tem for a two year term.

The Council is the legislative governing body for the City. They set policies, adopt ordinances and the annual budget, levy taxes, approve contracts and appoint city advisory boards, commissions and committees and the City Manager and City Attorney.

Live Broadcast of City Council Work Sessions and Meetings

Click below to hear live broadcasts of City Council work sessions and meetings. Work sessions are held at 4 p.m. on the second Monday of each month. Meetings are held at 7 p.m. on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month. Tune into this audiostream during those times to hear proceedings.

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City Council Members

Allen Pomraning, Mayor

Elected 11/2013 pomraning-2016
Current Term Expires 12/31/2017 


President of the Transportation Benefit District

Liaison or voting representative to the following Board/Commission/Committees: Good Roads Transportation Association (alternate); Downtown Development Association; Firemen's Pension Board; LEOFF Board, Volunteer Firemen's Board; Legislative Committee; Walla Walla County Emergency Management Board; and Metropolitan Planning Organization.


Jim Barrow, Mayor Pro Tem

Jim WebsiteElected 11/2007
Current Term Expires 12/31/2017

Retired USAF Attorney and County Administrator

Liaison or voting representative to the following Board/Commission/Committees: Blue Mountain Action Council; Infrastructure Improvement Committee; Mill Creek Committee; Valley Transit; Water Management Board;  Walla Walla County Emergency Management Board (alternate); Downtown Walla Walla Foundation; Cannara Sister City Affiliation; Finance Committee; and Legislative Committee.


Barbara Clark, Council Member

2012-Council-Barbara-ClarkElected 11/1997 
Current Term Expires 12/31/2015


Liaison and voting representative to the following Board/Commission/Committees: Boards and Commissions Committee; Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Committee; Civil Service Commission; CDBG Citizen Advisory Group; Sustainability Committee; Borleske Stadium Association; Fireman's Pension Board; LEOFF Board; and Volunteer Firemen's Board. 


Jerry Cummins, Council Member

cummins-2016Elected 11/1991 
Current Term Expires 12/31/2015

Retired School Instructor and Administrator

Liaison or voting member to the following Board/Commission/Committees: Borleske Stadium Association; Good Roads Transportation Association; Metropolitan Planning Organization (alternate); Valley Transit Board; VA Medical Center Task Force; Housing Authority; Finance Committee; and Legislative Committee.


Dick Morgan, Council Member

Elected 11/2013 morgan-2016Current Term Expires 12/31/2017


Vice President of the Transportation Benefit District 

Liaison or voting representative to the following Board/Commission/Committees: Boards and Commissions Committee; Blue Mountain Human Society; Criminal Justice Committee; Walla Walla Valley Pioneer and Historical Society; Historic Preservation Commission; Visit Walla Walla; and Finance Committee.


Steve Moss, Council Member 

moss-2016Elected 11/2015
Current Term Expires 12/31/2019


Liaison to the following Board/Commission/Committees: Solid Waste Advisory Committee; Sasayama Sister City Affiliation; Council on Homelessness; Parks, Recreation & Urban Forestry Advisory Board; Planning Commission; and Water/Wastewater Advisory Committee.


Tom Scribner, Council Member

scribner-2016Elected 11/2015
Current Term Expires 12/31/2019


Liaison or voting representative to the following Board/Commission/Committees: Lodging Tax Advisory Committee; VA Medial Center Task Force (alternate); Hearings Examiner; Hotel & Motel Commission; Library Board; Transportation Improvement Advisory Committee; and Boards and Commissions.





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