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City Boards & Commissions Seeking New Members




Apply Now to Help Make a Difference in Lynnwood!

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

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 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 our 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?


Civil Service Commission

The Civil Service Commission is charged with adopting rules for the regulation of personnel administration within the uniformed services (Police and Fire) of the City of Lynnwood. They oversee the recruitment and selection process for these services, including a competitive testing program to determine the qualifications of persons interested in such employment. Commission members serve for a six year term, must be a US Resident, be a resident of the City of Lynnwood for at least 3 years and be a registered voter. Visit the Civil Service Commission webpage.

Next Meeting: Wednesday, July 27, 2016, 5:30pm at Lynnwood City Hall


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, August 9, 2016, 4:00pm at the Wicker's Building in Heritage Park, 19921 Poplar Way.


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, August 3, 2016, 7:00pm at the Lynnwood Senior Center


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