Boards and Commissions

The City of Lynnwood has several Boards and Commissions that serve in an advisory role to the City Council and City Administration. Most Boards and Commissions require that you live within the Lynnwood City limits or in Lynnwood's Municipal Urban Growth Area, and they generally meet once per month. Click the buttons below to learn more about specific Boards and Commissions, or visit the Agendas & Minutes page to view upcoming and past agendas and minutes. 

Current Openings:

We currently have openings on the Arts Commission; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Commission; Ethics Board; History & Heritage Board, Human Services CommissionPlanning Commission; and the Tourism Advisory Committee - Apply Today!


Application Process

If you are interested in serving on a City Board or Commission, you may submit an application at any time. All applications will be kept on file in the Mayor's Office and applicants will be contacted when there is an opening. The process to become appointed is as follows: 

  1. Attend a meeting of the Board or Commission
  2. Interview with the Staff Liaison and/or the Department Director
  3. Interview with the Mayor's Office
  4. Interview with City Council during a Regular Work Session, and appointed to the Board or Commission at a subsequent Regular Business Meeting.
  5. Applicants must complete a Board and Commission Member Training Module prior to their first meeting with the Board or Commission.

Apply Now

Are you ready to apply to serve on a City Board or Commission? If so, please fill out our online application or if you need a paper copy please contact Lila Robinson at or 425-670-5001.

Apply Now for a City Board or Commission

Board and Commission Member Training

All newly appointed Board and Commission Members must complete the following training module prior to your first meeting with the Board or Commission. If you need a workstation to complete the training, please contact Lila Robinson, at or 425-670-5001, to make arrangements. Once you have completed the training module, please complete the Member Training Acknowledgement Form with the link below.

*Be sure to use the back browser after visiting links within the training module

Board and Commission Member Training Module PDF(PDF, 1MB)
Board and Commission Member Training Acknowledgment Form



Questions? Contact Lila Robinson at or 425-670-5001.