Email your letter to letters@bellevuereporter.com. Courtesy photo

Janice Zahn has vision that Bellevue needs | Letter

I am writing to express my endorsement for Janice Zahn’s election to the Bellevue City Council. Janice has the integrity and the vision that our city government needs and that our citizens deserve. I am confident she will serve our city with an open mind and a willingness to engage in the difficult issues Bellevue faces.

My knowledge about Janice’s qualifications for the job comes from working with her on the Bellevue Transportation Commission. I saw firsthand how well-prepared Janice was for our meetings and how she analyzed the issues that were presented to our commission. She asked thoughtful and relevant questions with a sharp eye for problem solving. She was respectful to the public, the staff and the other members on the commission.

I also have known Janice through our day jobs together at the Port of Seattle. Janice is well known and widely respected throughout the organization for her leadership and for being someone who gets things done. Her campaign is based on inclusion, integrity and innovation. These values have guided the way she’s conducted herself at the Port for decades. Janice is genuine and lives these qualities every day. Janice will be a wonderful addition to our council. She has my vote and I hope she’ll have yours.

Tom Tanaka

Bellevue

More in Letters to the Editor

Global warming impacts | Letter

10-year-old writes about climate change concerns

One way to address homeless shelter issue | Letter

All the concerns about the location of the Bellevue homeless shelter ignores… Continue reading

Expect a circus | Letter

Former President George W. Bush recently gave a “spot-on” speech. We haven’t… Continue reading

Comments on education out of touch with reality | Letter

In her column published in the Oct. 13 edition, Liv Finne as… Continue reading

My-Linh advocates for Bellevue families | Letter

I am writing to express my support for My-Linh Thai in her… Continue reading

Gladner will bring renewed transparency to Bellevue School Board | Letter

Hugh Gladner will bring new levels of openness and transparency to the… Continue reading

Why can’t we compromise on gun issue? | Letter

According to an Oct. 6 Reporter article, Twish (who has only one… Continue reading

Thank you, Councilmember Kevin Wallace | Letter

After serving eight years, with his decision to not seek re-election, Councilmember… Continue reading

My-Linh is dedicated to Bellevue School District | Letter

As a former Bellevue School Board member (having been elected three times,… Continue reading

Conrad Lee’s contributions to Bellevue are incredibly remarkable | Letter

Conrad Lee is running for reelection to the Bellevue City Council this… Continue reading

Janice Zahn has vision that Bellevue needs | Letter

I am writing to express my endorsement for Janice Zahn’s election to… Continue reading

My-Linh’s skills and voice are valued | Letter

My-Linh Thai is running to retain her seat on the Bellevue School… Continue reading