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Transportation Commission Vacancies

The City of Kirkland is seeking adult volunteer applicants to apply for two seats with terms ending on March 31, 2021 on the Transportation Commission.  In addition Council may also select an alternate appointee in case any additional vacancies were to occur within the immediate six months following the selection and appointment process. Appointments are made by the City Council. 

Applicant qualifications for the Transportation Commission include individuals who are at least 18 years old, and reside within the City of Kirkland or own a business or work within the Kirkland city limits. At least four of the eight members should have some background in transportation issues.

The role of the Transportation Commission is to advise the City Council regarding planning and development of those transportation issues referred to them by the City Council. The Commission also submits to the City Council, through the City Manager, recommendations for such other transportation issues of interest to the Commission, or associated with Council-directed items, as the Commission feels is advisable. The Transportation Commission meets on the fourth Wednesday of every month at 6:00 p.m.

For further information about the Transportation Commission, contact Joel Pfundt, Transportation Engineering Manager, at (425) 587-3865 or jpfundt@kirklandwa.gov. Applications may be obtained by calling (425) 587-3190 or on the City’s website at the application link below.  

The City Council adopted a Code of Conduct and Code of Ethics which all appointed Board and Commission members are asked to sign.

Transportation Commission applications must be submitted to the City Clerk, Kirkland City Hall, 123 5th Avenue, Kirkland WA  98033, or kanderson@kirklandwa.gov  prior to 4:00 p.m., Thursday, February 16, 2017.

Interviews are scheduled for the evening of Friday, March 17, 2017 beginning at 5:00 p.m. at Kirkland City Hall. If you are selected for an interview, you must be available on this evening; interview times to be determined.