Scott Murphy was appointed to the City Council on January 2, 2013. He was appointed to serve as a Public Facilities District Board member and as the Chair to the Lodging Tax Advisory Committee. He serves on Fire Pension, Snohomish County Tomorrow and the Economic Development Advisory Committee. Mr. Murphy is the Chair of the Council Budget and Finance Subcommittee. He is also the Council Liaison to the Northwest and South Forest Park Neighborhoods.