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Kirkland News Room

Kirkland Residents invited to apply to new Human Services Commission by May 1st

Contact: Kathi Anderson
Finance & Administration Department
kanderson@kirklandwa.gov 
425-587-3197

KIRKLAND, Wash. – The City of Kirkland has adult and youth vacancies on the newly created Human Services Commission (HSC), which replaces the former Human Services Advisory Committee.  

The HSC advises the City Council on matters relating to the City’s efforts to support a socially sustainable community through health and human services and programs; develops recommendations on funding priorities and policies; and reviews requests and provides recommendations for grant funding of human services. The Commission’s work will initially be governed by adopted human services policies and guided by the goals and policies identified in the Human Services Element of Kirkland’s Comprehensive Plan. 

Completed applications must be received by the City Clerk prior to 4 p.m. on Monday, May 1, 2017. To learn more about the Human Services Commission, contact Leslie Miller, Human Services Administrator, at 425 587 3322 or LMiller@KirklandWA.gov; to obtain the community service application, go to the Current Recruitment Positions page, or call the City Clerk’s Office at 425-587-3190.

The members of the Human Services Commission are appointed by the City Council.  The City Council will interview qualified applicants in a special meeting scheduled for Monday, June 12, 2017, between 6 and 8 p.m.  
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