Apply by October 22 to Become a Community Activities Commissioner
Posted on 10/12/2021
Newcastle Days

The Newcastle City Council is seeking applications for membership on the Community Activities Commission. The Commission is made up of city residents who volunteer their time and expertise to facilitate community events and programs and provide advice to the council on parks, recreational facilities, and community service programs. Commissioners work with city staff on projects approved by the City Council as part of an annual work program.

 

The Commission is an advisory board of the City Council comprised of seven members serving four-year terms. The current opening is for the remainder of an unexpired term ending July 31, 2023. Members are appointed by the Mayor following a selection process and confirmed by the Council. The Commission meets on the second Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. in the Council Chambers located at 12835 Newcastle Way, Suite 200, Newcastle, WA 98056. During closure of city hall due to the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, the commission has been meeting remotely by video conference.

Requirements

Applicants must be 18 years of age and must reside within the city.

Application and Deadline

Interested persons should submit an application, letter of interest, and resume to the City Clerk’s office by Friday, October 22, 2021. View the application hereor obtain one by calling 425-649-4444, ext. 102, or emailing cityclerk@newcastlewa.gov. Application materials may be submitted by email or mailed to Newcastle City Hall, 12835 Newcastle Way, Suite 200, Newcastle WA 98056. Mailed applications must be received by October 22 to be considered for this appointment. Any questions concerning eligibility, application process, or the role of commissioners may be directed to the City Clerk at the email or phone number above.

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