Mike Park, a Federal Way City Council member for 16 years, announced today he will not seek re-election.
Park, 64, has been a City Council member since June 1995. He has served as the city’s council-appointed mayor twice.
“Working on behalf of Federal Way’s citizens for 16 years has been a rewarding and enriching experience,” Park said in a statement today. “It’s time for a fresh new face and perspective on the City Council.”
Park served as Federal Way’s mayor from 2000 to 2001, making him the first Korean American mayor in the state. His council peers elected him mayor …