It is with heavy hearts and sadness that we announce Councilman Steve Young passed away today due to complications from a recent illness. The entire City of Kennewick family mourns this loss and we extend our deepest sympathies to Steve Young’s family.
“Councilman Young had the ability to create a vision for our community, advocate for the vision and then follow-through to implement that vision. There are many examples of this such as the Southridge Local Revitalization Area, Three Rivers Convention Center, Vista Entertainment District and embracing our partnerships to see the vision become a reality,” said City Manager Marie Mosley. “I truly cannot think of an area in Kennewick that doesn’t have some mark from Councilmember Young”.
Councilman Young has a long record of being an engaged public servant in addition to the volunteer work that he has done and the philanthropic donations he and his wife Anita, have provided. Some of the longstanding areas of service to our community include:
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