Make a Difference on Mercer Island – Serve on a City Advisory Board

April 1, 2019 | by Erin Sirianni

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Help improve the livability of Mercer Island by getting more involved in our community. The Mercer Island City Council is currently seeking a diverse range of citizens to serve on several volunteer advisory boards.

Appointments to boards and commissions are made by the Mayor and Deputy Mayor and affirmed by the City Council. Generally, terms run June 1st through May 31st, for a four-year period.  Upon appointment, board members can expect to spend approximately 10 hours per month serving on the board, though levels of commitment may vary.

Boards and commissions with open positions include:

  • Arts Council (2 positions)
  • Design Commission (2 positions)
  • Parks & Recreation Commission (7 positions)
  • Planning Commission (2 positions)

Click on the links above to learn about each board or commission. Interested? Fill out an application! The deadline to apply is May 3rd, 2019.

Contact City Clerk Deb Estrada at (206) 275-7793 or by email for further information or to have an application mailed to you.

[Adapted from a City News post]