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How the Kirkland Senior Council Works for You!

What is the Kirkland Senior Council?

The Kirkland Senior Council (KSC) is a group of concerned citizens like you, who were appointed by the City Council in 2002 to ensure that Kirkland is and remains a safe, vibrant community for residents aged 50 and older. 

How Does the Senior Council Work?

The Senior Council meets monthly for 2 hours and members also meet through subcommittees to identify the concerns of Kirkland seniors, to advocate for their needs and to create programs that advance their well-being.

What is the Relationship to the Kirkland City Council?
The Senior Council works in an advisory capacity to the City Council. Their role is to study, review, evaluate and make recommendations to the City Council and the City Manager regarding matters affecting Kirkland residents age 50+.

Look for the Senior Council on TV
The Kirkland Senior Council has produced and distributed a variety of educational TV/Video programs:
*Identify, Advocate, Create: How senior Council works for you
*SWAY: How to Influence your Elected Officials
*Aging in Place in Kirkland: Universal Design in Housing is Good for Everyone

You Can Positively Impact Lives

Join the Kirkland Senior Council

Recruitment for new members Happens in the Fall each year and is open to adults that live, work or serve the City of Kirkland.

Established by the Kirkland City Council in 2002, the Kirkland Senior Council (KSC) is a group of concerned citizens like you, who are dedicated to ensuring that Kirkland is, and remains a safe, vibrant community for residents age 50+. As an advisory group to the City Council, they advocate, support, shape and create programs and services that meet the needs of adults age 50+ in the community.

Senior Council meetings are the 2nd Tuesday of the month from 1:30-3:30 PM at the Peter Kirk Community Center, 352 Kirkland Avenue in downtown Kirkland.

  • Member terms are three years

  • Monthly commitment is approximately 6 – 12 hours

  • Meetings are 2nd Tuesday of the month, 1:30 – 3:30 pm

  • For more information call Betsy, 425-587-3362


Application Packets are available at:

Peter Kirk Community Center, 352 Kirkland Avenue, Kirkland, WA 98033

Or online at: Senior Council Application


Return Applications to:

Peter Kirk Community Center

352 Kirkland Avenue

Kirkland, Washington 98033

Attn: Kirkland Senior Council


Parks Department Hours:
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday - Friday
123 5th Ave  Kirkland, WA 98033

General Inquiries
T. 425.587.3300 | F. 425.587.3303
Report an Issue
After Hours Parks Maintenance Needs
T. 425.864.3431