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Brackett won’t seek second City Council term

BAINBRIDGE ISLAND — City Councilwoman Kim Brackett will not seek a second term on the Bainbridge City Council.

Brackett cited “family obligations” as her reason for not seeking re-election.

“Family always comes first,” she said on Thursday. Brackett has a husband and a college-age daughter.

No candidates have yet stepped forward to fill her South Ward seat.

Brackett has been a dissenting voice against large-scale city projects, including Winslow Way reconstruction and the Winslow sewer plant upgrade.

One of her most recent accomplishments was helping the Bainbridge senior center move forward with a long sought-after remodel.

She often paired with Councilman Bill Knobloch, who also decided not to seek another term, in calling for greater financial restraint.

“I’m proud of everything the council accomplished in stabilizing (the budget),” Brackett said.

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