About the City Manager

Office of the City Manager

Background

Blair King was appointed City Manager May 2021.  Prior to serving the City of Bainbridge Island, King served as city manager for a variety of small to medium sized cities, including coastal and island communities.  

His background includes experience with budget and finance; growth control and land use; public works and infrastructure; "Main Street;" and public safety.  Mr. King has spent a career working for cities and is committed to ethical effective high quality local government.  

He is a member of the International City/County Managers Association (ICMA) and the International Network of Asian Public Administrators (I-NAPA).  King holds a Master of Public Administration and bachelor's degree from Fresno State University.


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Personal Vision and Philosophy Statement:

 "To ensure that the municipal corporation is responsive to the leadership of the City Council; that high quality services are provided in an effective and efficient manner; and that the City of Bainbridge Island brand is synonyms with a distinctive quality of life, environmental sustainability, ethical participatory government, and best in class practices."