City seeking History/Heritage Board, Planning Commission members

Lynnwood-logo-1Have you considered becoming a citizen volunteer? The City of Lynnwood has several boards and commissions that serve as advisory bodies to the city, the Mayor and the City Council. No experience is necessary.

Interested individuals will need to complete an application form and attend an upcoming board or commission meeting (meeting dates listed below). Advisory body members typically serve three-year terms, must live within Lynnwood’s city limits or Lynnwood’s unincorporated area, and be a registered voter. For more information on the application process or to fill out an application form, visit the city’s Boards & Commissions webpage.

Do you live in Lynnwood? Use our interactive map to find out if you live within our city limits or in Lynnwood’s unincorporated area: Do I Live In Lynnwood?

History & Heritage Board

The History & Heritage Board plays a pivotal role in preserving Lynnwood’s historical and cultural resources. They undertake research and fact-finding and make recommendations for City Council action to recognize and preserve historic sites, structures, artifacts, trees and landscapes. The board also serves as the primary forum for citizen participation in recognizing and preserving the history of the community. This History & Heritage Board accepts members from unincorporated Lynnwood.

Visit the History and Heritage Board webpage.

Next Meeting: Tuesday, April 12, 2016, 4 p.m. at the Wicker’s Building in Heritage Park, 19921 Poplar Way.

Planning Commission

The Planning Commission serves as an advisory body to the City Council. The Lynnwood Planning Commission’s seven citizen volunteers are involved in a variety of long-range planning activities for the Lynnwood community. They review and make recommendations on growth and land use issues, changes to development regulations, zoning, special sub area plans, amendments to the City’s 20-year Comprehensive Plan and other matters, as directed by the City Council. Planning Commissioners serve for 4-year terms. You must live within the Lynnwood City Limits to serve on the Planning Commission.

Visit the Planning Commission webpage.

Next Meeting: Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016, 7 p.m. at the Lynnwood City Hall

For questions or more information on these opportunities, please contact Julie Moore, Manager of Communications & Public Affairs at or 425-670-5023.

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