Now Accepting Boards & Commission Applications!  

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Serving on a City board or commission is a great way to learn more about how local government works and to serve your community. Boards and commissions review and recommend important policies and plans to the City Council. All appointees will be assigned a City email account, to be used for official City business. 


Important Dates Action
January 24, 2022 Applications open
February 18, 2022 Applications due
March 8, 2022 Interviews with Council
March 15, 2022 Council Appointments
April 1, 2022 Appointees begin serving

List of current openings

Board or Commission Vacancy Position Term
Arts Commission 2 full-term 2, 4 3/31/2025
Arts Commission - Youth  1 partial-term 9 3/31/2023
Civil Service Commission 1 full-term 3 3/31/2028
  1 partial-term 2 3/31/2025
Landmark Preservation Board  1 full-term 3 3/31/2027
LEOFF-1 Disability Retirement Board 1 partial-term 5 3/31/2023
Library Board 1 full-term 3 3/31/2027
  1 partial-term 6 3/31/2024
Lodging Tax Advisory Commission 2 full-term 3 (R), 7 (H) 3/31/2024
Parks & Recreation Board 3 full-term 2, 3, 4 3/31/2025
Planning Commission 2 full-term 1, 2 3/31/2025
  1 partial-term 6 3/31/2024
Salary Commission 1 partial-term 1 3/31/2023