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Kirkland Residents invited to apply to City Advisory Boards by Feb. 15

Contact: Kathi Anderson
Finance & Administration Department 

KIRKLAND, Wash. – The City of Kirkland has adult vacancies and a youth vacancy occurring on several of its advisory boards and commissions. Participation on these City bodies gives residents an opportunity to participate in the City’s policy-making process and advise the City Council on vital public policy matters.   

Eligibility requirements differ for each board or commission. Interested residents are invited to apply. Some incumbents on these boards and commissions have served one term, are eligible, and intend to apply for re-appointment. Completed applications must be received by the City Clerk prior to 4 p.m. on Thursday, February 15, 2018. To learn more about each board and to obtain the community service application, go to Current Recruitment Positions page, or call the City Clerk’s Office at 425-587-3190.

Adult vacancies are available on the following boards and commissions:
Design Review Board
Park Board
Planning Commission
Salary Commission 
Transportation Commission

The youth vacancy is available on the following commission:
Transportation Commission

The members of the advisory boards listed above are appointed by the City Council. The City Council will interview qualified applicants on Tuesday, March 27, 2018, beginning at 6:00 p.m.  Most boards/commissions hold monthly evening meetings.