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Transportation Commission Vacancies

The City of Kirkland is seeking adult volunteer applicants to apply for two seats with terms ending March 31, 2018 on the Transportation Commission. One position is currently filled by an incumbent who may apply for reappointment. The appointments are for four year terms ending March 31, 2022.  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 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 Ave., Kirkland WA 98033 or kanderson@kirklandwa.gov prior to 4:00 p.m. Thursday, February 15, 2018.

Interviews are scheduled for the evening of Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at Kirkland City Hall. If you are selected for an interview, you must be available on this evening; interview times will begin at 6:00 p.m.