Suzette Cooke will be recognized for her 12 years as Kent mayor during a ceremony at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 12, at City Hall, 220 Fourth Ave. S.
City Council members and others will thank Cooke prior to that night’s council meeting. Council President Bill Boyce and others will say a few words about Cooke, who decided not to seek re-election in November. Cake will be served.
Voters elected Councilwoman Dana Ralph to replace Cooke.