Tumwater Mayor Pete Kmet filed for re-election Monday, according ot a news release.
A member of the city council since 1992, Kmet served as deputy mayor from 1996 to 2010. He has lived in Tumwater for 28 years with his wife and two sons.
"Tumwater is poised to do great things," Kmet stated it the release. "I want to continue to lead these efforts over the next four years."
Kmet considers the working vision for the Tumwater brewery, increase in public safety, creation of Tumwater University, improved business relations among the successes of his first term.
Kmet also serves on the Thursotn Regional Council's Transportation Policy board, and has served on the council's Public Works Committee, Joint Animal Services Commission and represented the city during the creation of the Public Facilities District.
A senior environmental engineer for the State Department of Ecology, Kmet has a background in civil and environmental engineering.
"I hope Tumwater's voters agree I've worked hard for them in my first term and will support my reelection," he stated.