BELLINGHAM - Barry Buchanan wants to get back on the City Council.
Buchanan, who served a four-year term on the council before he lost a 3rd Ward reelection bid to Cathy Lehman in 2011, has announced his candidacy for the at-large council seat being vacated by Seth Fleetwood.
The at-large position gets a two-year term.
Buchanan is a local business owner who was appointed to the Waterfront Advisory Group by Mayor Kelli Linville in 2012. He also worked with the Mayor's Office in 2012 and early 2013 in developing a city of Bellingham Management Plan.
He also has served on the boards of the Downtown Bellingham Partnership, the Bellingham Whatcom Chamber of Commerce and the Northwest Economic Development Council.