Published January 8 2024
The City Council is seeking candidates for vacancies on the Parks & Community Services Board and the Planning Commission. Applications are available online and are due by 5 p.m., Monday, Jan. 22.
Made up of volunteers appointed by the mayor with City Council concurrence, board and commission members serve four-year terms, offering their time and expertise to help shape Bellevue’s future. Bellevue’s boards and commissions advise the council and conduct regularly scheduled, public meetings.
Parks & Community Services Board: Advises the council on parks and open space issues such as park planning, design and construction, development, redevelopment and renovation, enterprise management and natural resources, land stewardship and environmental education. The board also advises the council on policies regarding community services issues such as recreation opportunities, cultural diversity, community centers and probation services. The board meets the second Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m.
Planning Commission: Reviews updates to the Comprehensive Plan and makes recommendations to the council. The commission also reviews land use management ordinances and regulations along with other council-directed work. The commission meets the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month at 6:30 p.m. and has other meetings as scheduled.
Applicants must be residents of Bellevue. The City of Bellevue values diversity and encourages anyone interested to apply.
People who do not want to apply online can pick up applications from the City Clerk’s Office or Service First at City Hall, as well as any of the Bellevue Regional Libraries or Mini City Hall. A faxed copy may be requested by calling 425-452-6806. Applications may be submitted by any of the options below:
- Hand-delivered: City Clerk’s Office, 450 110th Ave. NE
- Mail: to P.O. Box 90012, Bellevue, WA, 98009-9012
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have questions about the role and responsibilities of any of these boards or commissions, please call Deputy City Clerk Karin Roberts at 425-452-6806. More information is available at Boards and Commissions.