City of Tukwila seeks applicants for Planning Commission vacancy

Interested residents have until Nov. 17 to apply.

The city of Tukwila is looking for a resident to join the Planning Commission/Board of Architectural Review.

The commission generally meets at 6:30 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of the month in City Council Chambers. The open seat, previously hled by Brooke Alford, is for the remainder of a term ending in December 2019.

Applications, which can be found at tukwilawa.gov/wp-content/uploads/Boards-and-Commissions-Application.pdf, are due Friday, Nov. 17.

Mayor Allan Ekberg will review the applications and may conduct interviews before making a nomination to the City Council, who will vote on the appointment.

The Planning Commission is tasked with promoting and coordinating comprehensive long-range planning, growth-management, and environmental protection, by reviewing and revising city-wide rules, development standards and policies and making recommendations to the City Council. The board also reviews the architectural and site design of private development projects such as stores, apartments and subdivisions.

For more information or questions about the position, contact Nora Gierloff at Nora.Gierloff@Tukwilawa.gov or 206-433-7141.

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