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Apply to Serve on a City Commission

Apply to Serve on a City Commission
Posted on 07/09/2020
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The City of Woodinville is seeking candidates to fill vacant seats on our Planning and Public Spaces Commissions. City Commissioners are appointed by the City Council to serve in an advisory role, and typically meet monthly. Currently, City Commissions are meeting virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Planning Commission advises the City Council on topics related to long-range planning, capital project planning, land use, and commercial development. Selected candidates may be appointed to Commission Position No. 500 to serve out a partial term expiring August 1, 2021 or Position No. 700 to serve out a partial term expiring August 1, 2022. Commissioners have the option to reapply for additional terms.

The Public Spaces Commission advises the City Council on topics related to city parks, public art, trees, recreation, and other public areas. Selected candidates may be appointed to Commission Position No. 3 or 5 to serve out a partial term expiring December 31, 2020. Commissioners have the option to reapply for additional terms.

To be considered you must be a resident of the City of Woodinville and submit a completed application by the due date below.  Interviews for all positions will be conducted at the September 8, 2020 City Council meeting.  The meeting starts at 7:00 pm and will held at Woodinville City Hall or remotely via Microsoft Teams.

The City of Woodinville fully embraces diversity and equal opportunity. The City is committed to building commissions that represent a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. If you are interested in serving your community, please apply today!

Application: Apply for Planning Commission/ Apply for Public Spaces Commission
DEADLINE EXTENDED to 3:00 pm on September 1, 2020

Interview: September 8, 2020, 7:00 pm at Woodinville City Hall or remotely via Microsoft Teams.

Term: All current openings are for partial terms.

  • Planning Commissioners typically serve 4-year terms
  •  Public Spaces Commissioners serve 3-year terms.

 Meetings: Generally held monthly on 3rd Wednesdays at 7:00 PM (Planning Commission)
and 4th Thursdays at 6:30 pm (Public Spaces Commission)

Location: Woodinville City Hall/ Remote

If you need additional information, please visit the Commissions page or Documents folder.  To speak with someone, please contact the City Clerk, Katie Hanke by email or by calling 425-877-2262.