The Bellevue City Council is seeking candidates for a vacancy on Bellevue’s Parks and Community Services Board. Interested candidates may apply online; applications are due by Friday, Dec. 22.
Made up of volunteers and appointed by the mayor with City Council concurrence, Bellevue’s board and commission members serve four-year terms, offering their time and expertise to help shape Bellevue’s future. Bellevue boards and commissions advise the council and conduct regular public meetings.
The Park Board advises the council on parks and open space issues such as park planning, design and construction, development and renovation, enterprise management and natural resources, land stewardship and environmental education. The board also advises the council on policies regarding community services issues such as recreation opportunities, cultural diversity, community centers and probation services. The board meets the second Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m.
Applicants must be residents of Bellevue. Residents of newly annexed areas are particularly encouraged to apply. The city values diversity.
In addition to online application, people interested in applying can pick up community service applications from the city clerk’s office, the Service First desk at City Hall, the Bellevue Regional Library, the Lake Hills Library or Mini City Hall at the Crossroads Bellevue Shopping Center. A faxed copy may be requested by calling 425-452-6806.
Applications must be received by the city clerk on or before 5 p.m., Dec. 22. Applications may be submitted by any of the below listed options:
• Hand delivered: City clerk’s office, 450 110th Ave. NE
• Mailing Address: P.O. Box 90012, Bellevue, WA 98009-9012
• Fax: 425-452-5247
• Online: www.surveymonkey.com/r/Parks-CSBoard
• Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information, call Deputy City Clerk Karin Roberts at 425-452-6806.