Board & Commission applications have now closed and are in process, see timeline below

City Council is now seeking two youth members for the Parks and Recreation Board and two youth members for the Arts Commission.  

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED

Serving on a City board or commission is a great way to learn more about how local government works and to serve your community. Boards and commissions review and recommend important policies and plans to the City Council. All appointees will be assigned a City email account, to be used for official City business. Find out more

Important Dates Action
January 10, 2020 Adult Applications due
February 5, 2020 Youth Member Applications due
February 11, 2020 Interviews with City Council
March 3, 2020 Council Appointments
March 4, 2020 Partial-term appointees begin serving
April 1, 2020 Full-term appointees begin serving

List of current openings

Board or Commission Vacancy Position Term
Arts Commission 2 full-term
1 partial-term
Positions 1, 5
Position 3
3 years
Expires 3/31/2021
Civil Service Commission 1 full-term Position 2 6 years
Landmark Preservation Board 1 full-term
1 partial-term
1 partial-term
Position 1
Position 5
Position 6
5 years
Expires 3/31/2023
Expires 3/31/2024
Library Board 1 full-term Position 1 5 years
LEOFF-1 Disability Retirement Board 1 full-term Position 5 2 years
Lodging Tax Advisory Committee 1 full-term
2 full-term
Position 3 (revenue designation)
Positions 5, 7 (business designation)
2 years
2 years
Parks & Recreation Board 3 full-term
Positions 5, 6, 7
3 years
Planning Commission 2 full-term
1 partial-term
Positions 6, 7
Position 2
4 years
Expires 3/31/2022