James McNeal  
City Council
Phone: 425-466-2599
James McNeal

James McNeal and his wife Colleen grew up in and around Bothell and enjoy raising their twin boys here. They also have a grown daughter. James has worked in the construction industry for 27 years. He is proud of his accomplishment as founder and past president of OneBothell. James’ passion is to ensure everyone’s voices are heard, regardless of the issue. He believes we can preserve the quality of life and Bothell’s unique neighborhoods, while embracing sensible economic development that pays for itself.  He enjoys serving on many committees to ensure Bothell’s voice is heard throughout the region.

Councilmember McNeal serves on the following Boards/Committees:

  • Capital Facilities Plan Committee 
  • Human Services Committee
  • Public Safety Committee
  • Seashore Transportation Forum
  • Association of Snohomish County Cities & Towns
  • Sound Cities Association Public Issues Committee
  • Snohomish County Conservation Futures Committee
  • Eastside Transportation Partnership
  • Wayne/Riverside Conservation & Habitat Ad-hoc Committee
  • King County Land Conservation Advisory Group
  • King County Flood Control District Advisory Committee
  • Regional Law Safety and Justice Committee - Vice Chair
  • NSD Equity and Diversity Committee - Community Engagement Committee
Alternate Committee List
  • WRIA 8 Forum
  • Northshore Parks and Recreation Service Area Board (PSRA)


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