The City of SeaTac is looking to fill vacancies on three citizen advisory committees – the Community Building Committee, Library Advisory Committee, and the Tree Board.
These committees serve in an advisory capacity to the City Council, assisting in decision-making and the setting of City policies.
The Community Building Committee is looking to fill three two-year terms expiring in April. The Community Building Committee is charged with researching best practices of other jurisdictions and vetting those ideas within the community, fostering communication and building trust with all City departments and within the community, acting as a sounding board for projects and programs under development by the City, seeking innovative, community-based ideas through sustainable, two-way communication, and participating in existing city, school, and community meetings and events to bridge communication gaps and promote active participating and community engagement. Meetings are held on the fourth Wednesday of the month at SeaTac City Hall at 5:30 p.m.
The Library Advisory Committee is looking for candidates to fill one expired term. This committee coordinates with and provides input to the Board of Trustees of the King County Library District and local library official. Meetings are held quarterly on the second Wednesday of the month, or as needed, at Valley View Library or SeaTac City Hall at 5:00 p.m.
The Tree Board is looking for candidates to fill one expired term. The Tree Board makes reports and recommendations to the City Council concerning a comprehensive Public Tree Care Plan for the Parks and Public Works departments, Public Tree Hazard Assessment and Inventory, and implementing an Arbor Day Observation/Celebration and Proclamation. Meetings are held on an as-needed basis at SeaTac City Hall.
If you are interested in serving on either of these committees, please contact the City Clerk’s Office at 973.4660 or download an application from the City’s website www.ci.seatac.wa.us. All positions are appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the Council. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.