Do you know someone who has improved the quality of life in Burien? Do you know of a program or organization that has helped others in the community?

The City of Burien wants to recognize that person or organization who has made outstanding contributions to our city in 2023 by nominating them for the Burien City Council’s “Citizen of the Year.”

Nominations are due Feb. 9, 2024.

How to Nominate

Send the full name of the person you are nominating, a short statement describing why they deserve to be honored, and any links or supporting documents to:


Submit your nomination for Burien Citizen of the Year using the online form.


Attn: Adriene Buckley
City of Burien
400 SW 152nd St., Suite 300
Burien, WA 98166


Feb. 9, 2024 

More Info

For more information, please contact Adriene Buckley at [email protected] or (206) 241-4647.

Past Award Winners

On March 6, 2023, the City Council selected Vicky Hartley as the 2023 Citizen of the Year.

Read our previous coverage about past award winners here, or download the full list of past award winners.

Previous Citizens of the Year include:

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