was a member of the Seattle City Council
. He was selected from 114 applicants to fill a vacancy on the Council in January 1997
, was elected to the position that fall, and was reelected in 2001
. As of October 2007 he was chair of the Finance & Budget and Budget Committees, vice-chair of the Economic Development & Neighborhoods Committee, and a member of the Housing, Human Services & Health Committee.
Councilmember McIver chaired the City Council’s Housing & Economic Development Committee. He was vice-chair of the Environment, Emergency Management and Utilities Committee and was a member of the Transportation Committee. He was an alternate member of the Energy & Technology Committee. (From 2004 through 2007 he was the chair of the Council’s Budget & Finance Committee.)
He also served on the board of the Washington State Housing Finance Commission, a quasi governmental agency working to increase housing affordability and access through the promotion of homeownership and the development of non-profit low income housing.
Councilmember McIver served on the Sound Transit Board for eleven years (1997-2007), including service as vice chair of the agency’s Finance Committee. Over the years he made recommendations on annual capital and operating budgets, financial plans, and monitored the progress of the adopted budgets and investments.
For the two year period of 2003-2004, Councilmember McIver served as President of... Read More