City seeks volunteers for History & Heritage and Parks and Recreation boards


Currently, two of the City’s boards (see the list below) have open positions. No experience is necessary, just a desire to make a difference in your community!

The City of Lynnwood has several Boards and Commissions that serve as advisory bodies to the city, the Mayor and the City Council, including the History & Heritage Board and the Parks and Recreation Board.

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 3-year terms, must be a registered voter who lives within Lynnwood’s city limits or Lynnwood’s unincorporated area. 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? An interactive map can help you find out if you live within the 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, Oct. 10*, 4 p.m. at the Superintendent’s Cottage in Heritage Park, 19921 Poplar Way. (Please note, meeting may be rescheduled, check webpage for updated information)

Parks and Recreation Board

The Lynnwood Parks & Recreation Board duties include advising and making recommendations to the Mayor, City Council, staff and other Boards and Commissions in the City with regard to parks, open space and recreation services and programs for the City of Lynnwood and the City’s urban growth area. The Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Department provides a comprehensive system of parks, open space and recreation facilities that serves the needs of residents and visitors of Lynnwood. The Parks and Recreation Board accepts members from unincorporated Lynnwood. Visit the Parks and Recreation Board webpage.

Next Meeting: Wednesday, Sept. 6, 7 p.m. at the Lynnwood Senior Center.


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