Cyndi Upthegrove was unanimously chosen by the Burien City Council as its 2019 ‘Citizen of the Year’ at Monday night’s regular meeting.
Deputy Mayor Austin Bell said he was â€œvery happy to make this motionâ€ and noted Upthegrove has been a longtime member of the community.
Cyndi had been serving in this job for 16 years, since Oct., 2003.
She will also be honored this Friday night, Mar. 8 as Discover Burien’s Volunteer of the Year.