The city of Kenmore has appointed Jennifer Gordon a

Kenmore hires new public-works operations manager

The city of Kenmore has appointed Jennifer Gordon as its new public-works operations manager with a start date of Aug. 18.

Gordon previously served as the public-works supervisor for the past two years at the city of Mill Creek.

Prior to Mill Creek, she served four years as the grounds manager for Bellevue Community College and two years as lead gardener for the University of Washington, Bothell campus.

“Staff was impressed with Jennifer’s broad background and the depth of her involvement in the day-to-day operations,” said Kenmore City Manager Steve Anderson. “We are genuinely excited that she has chosen to join our organization.”

As public-works operations manager, Gordon’s duties will include overseeing street and park maintenance, traffic, surface water, right of way and city facilities in cooperation with neighboring agencies and a variety of public and private contracts.

Foreign exchange student coming

to Northshore

IntoEdVentures, a nonprofit organization, is looking for a host family for a high-school foreign exchange student, Joo Ho from Korea, hoping to spend the fall semester at Bothell High.

The main requirement is that the host family provide a bed and meals eaten with the family. Ho speaks good English and has his own spending money and insurance.

Ho, a junior, plays the violin and likes the theater and music. He has studied English for 10 years and is a good student.

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