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Elected Officials


The City of Gig Harbor is a code city with a strong Mayor form of Government.  The City Council consists of seven part-time, nonpartisan members elected at-large to serve four-year terms.  The City Council is responsible for enacting all legislation and making general policy decisions governing the City.

At the beginning of each year, the Council appoints a Mayor Pro Temporare from its membership to perform Mayoral duties in the Mayor’s absence.  Council Committees are also appointed yearly. The City Council regular meetings are the second and fourth Monday of the month at 5:30 pm in the Civic Center Council Chambers.  Go to City Council Minutes to review an archive of meeting minutes.  

To contact a Councilmember, click on their name below to go to their webpage, or email them directly by using their last name and first initial followed by


Timothy Payne Position #1 Term Ends Dec 2017
Steven Ekberg Position #2 Term Ends Dec 2017 
Casey Arbenz Position #3 Term Ends Dec 2017
Rahna Lovrovich  Position #4 Term Ends Dec 2019 
Ken Malich Position #5 Term Ends Dec 2019
Michael Perrow Position #6 Term Ends Dec 2019 
Paul Kadzik  Position #7 Term Ends Dec 2017