Rural Living in the Heart of the Yakima Valley

City Government


Laura Vazquez

Laura Vazquez

Laura was elected Mayor in November 2017.

City Council

Diana Castaneda

Diana Castaneda
Position 1


Councilwoman Sophia Sotello

Sophia Sotello
Position 2

I am married and have one daughter. I’ve lived in Mabton most of my life. I graduated from Mabton High School in 1984. I moved away in August after graduation and came back to Mabton to live in 1991 and have lived here ever since. I have been employed with the US Postal Service since 1998.

Position 3
Councilwoman Vera Zavala

Vera Zavala
Position 4

Vera was born and raised and educated in Mabton. She has raised four children and educated them in Mabton. Vera has served for 18 years on Mabton City Council.

Councilman Arturo De La Fuente

Arturo De La Fuente
Position 5

Council member Arturo De La Fuente was born in Texas and relocated to Mabton, Washington at an early age.  He was raised in Mabton, and went to school K-12 in Mabton public schools.  After graduating from Mabton High School he went overseas for 18-months.  After that he worked on a farm in the lower valley and then he was hired to work for the City of Mabton.  He worked for the city for 27 years and then retired.  He has been a volunteer firefighter for the past 28-years for the City of Mabton Fire Department.  In his leisure time he enjoys hunting and fishing.


City Council Meetings

Council meetings every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month at City Hall, 305 N. Main Street, Mabton, WA 98935. The study session begins at 6:00pm and the regular business meeting at 7:00pm.

A public comment period is held at the beginning of each regular meeting, with five minutes allotted per person. The study session is more informal and members of the public can comment on each item of discussion. If a member of the public wants an item included on the agenda, please contact the City Staff and make a request.

View the Agenda and Minutes for the City Council on the Public Documents page:

City Council documents
Planning Commission documents
Municipal Code

Members of the public are welcome to attend City Council meetings.