Kate McBride will assume duties as Hood River’s Mayor after the Hood River City Council vote on September 23 to appoint her as interim mayor following Paul Blackburn’s departure August 31. McBride will serve as Mayor through December 2020. In November 2020, a new election will take place when the next Mayor will be sworn in for the full two-year term.
The City Council directed staff on beginning the application process to fill McBride’s vacant council seat, which will be open September 25. The interviews to fill McBride’s Council vacancy will take place December 9th. Click for more info on the application process.