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.
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 synonymous with a distinctive quality of life, environmental sustainability, ethical participatory government, and best in class practices."