Elect Dr. Arthur

Northshore Utility District

Position No. 4

Clean, Affordable Water



  • King County Democrats
  • 1st LD Democrats
  • 45th LD Democrats
  • King County Young Democrats
  • Corina Pfeil, Kenmore City Council
  • Han Tran, Northshore School District Candidate
  • Valerie Sasson, Kenmore City Council Position No. 3, Candidate
  • Alissa Thurman, Port of Grays Harbor
  • Bill Sagen, Lake Forest Park
  • Tom Hermann, Kenmore

Meet the Candidate

Hello my fellow neighbors,

My name is David Arthur, and I am running for the Northshore Utility District Board of Commissioners, Position No. 4. I have been a resident of Kenmore since 2001, and I am a proud husband and father of two teenagers. I am a Doctor of Chiropractic, and I have owned and operated Corner on Wellness Chiropractic Center in Bothell since 1999.

I am running for the Board of Commissioners because I am committed to providing our community with reliable, affordable, and sustainable utility services. I have a proven track record of success in business, and I understand the importance of fiscal responsibility. I am also committed to providing excellent customer service and ensuring that our employees are treated fairly.

I believe that my experience and qualifications make me the best candidate for this position. I am a hard worker, and I am dedicated to serving our community. I am also a good listener, and I am always willing to hear from my constituents.

I would be honored to have your vote on August 1st. Thank you for your consideration.


Dr. David Arthur

Community Service

City of Kenmore

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibilty Task Force

2021 to present

The task force was formed to help the City of Kenmore develop its DEIA policy .

The task force is made up of many individuals representing all of the citizens of Kenmore. We thoughtfully considered each issue that was present to for discussion from housing policy, government accessibility, schools, city communications with it's residents, and how to reach underserved communities. The policy was developed over a year of meetings with key administrators at the City of Kenmore. The Policy was formally adopted in October 2022.

Greater Seattle Summer Swim League

Gender Inclusion Task Force 2021 to present

The task force is developing a new Gender inclusion Policy for the GSSSL. This will cover athletes competing at all levels of swimming. Policy covers competition, coaching and locker rooms. Policy will be inclusive for all athletes and their families.

Kenmore City Hall Art Project

Co-Chair ,Kenmore Urban PRIDE Committee

I am the Co-Chair of the committee that took a community based art project proposed in January of 2023 through planning and council approval with the City of Kenmore. The project was originally a crosswalk but changed to painting the steps of City Hall after a meeting with City of Kenmore administration. Our group partnered with Arts of Kenmore as our non-profit fiscal partner. Bringing this project to completion has been a years long project working closely with government and volunteers. This project is set to be completed by the end of August 2023.


  • Make the Northshore Utility District a leader in financial transparency to limit future rate hikes.
  • Create an inclusive work environment that promotes teamwork, professional growth and exceptional job performance.
  • Equitable hiring practices with competitive wages to attract and retain a diverse workforce.
  • Create a program to encourage women and minority owned contractor to bid for Northshore Utility District projects.
  • Protect the environment through responsible operating practices and public education.
  • Increase support for fixed income customers to prevent shut offs.
  • Strategic replacement of aging water and sewer mains to prevent service interruptions.
  • Create a Climate Action Plan to convert Northshore Utility District vehicles to hybrid or electric thereby reducing the carbon foot print.
  • Replace small gas powered tools with battery powered tools.
  • Improve the customer service experience for Northshore Utility District customers.

  • Create customer education programs to help reduce damage at the treatment plant.
  • Reduce the usage of flushable wipes.
  • Create a FOG outreach program to reduce the disposal of Fat, Oils and Grease into the sewer system.
  • Start a program to replace any tree removed during water and sewer main construction with two trees.
  • Start a quarterly financial review meeting with the Finance Director to emphasize revenue and expenditure trends.
  • Direct the Northshore Utility District to post the annual budget on the website.
  • Recognize outstanding staff by posting there achievements on all social media channels.
  • Keep NUD customers up to date on current projects through social media.
  • Improve the customer service experience within all communication platforms.
  • Create greater customer engagement with the Northshore Utility District and seek customer feedback during budget and rate setting meetings.