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Planning Commission Vacancy

The City of Kirkland is seeking one adult volunteer applicant for a four-year term beginning April 1, 2019 and ending March 31, 2023 on the Planning Commission. 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. The appointments are made by the City Council.  Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and reside within the city limits of Kirkland. 

The Planning Commission regularly meets at 7:00 p.m. on the second and fourth Thursdays of each month. The Commission advises the City Council on matters relating from city planning documents to specific texts of land use regulations. It occasionally conducts hearings on certain development proposals and advises the Council on whether those proposals are consistent with the city policies. Planning Commissioners may also need to attend additional evening meetings or community workshops and events as needed and be willing to commit the time to participate on task forces and citizen advisory committees.

For further information about the Planning Commission, contact Adam Weinstein, Director of Planning and Building Development, at (425) 587-3227 or aweinstein@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.

Planning 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 14, 2019.

Interviews are scheduled for the evening of Thursday, March 21, 2019 at Kirkland City Hall. If you are selected for an interview, you must be available on this evening; interview times will begin at 5:30 p.m.