City of SeaTac seeking volunteers for advisory committees

The City of SeaTac has vacancies on the Senior Citizen Advisory Committee and the Human Services Advisory Committee, and they’re seeking volunteers.

These committees serve in an advisory capacity to the City Council, assisting in decision-making and the setting of city policies.

The Senior Citizen Advisory Committee’s mission is to identify issues related to Senior Citizens in the community; provide increased opportunities for community involvement by Senior Citizens; act as an advisory body to the City Council on these issues and regarding the delivery of Senior Citizen programs; and provide outreach to the community in an effort to develop and place Senior Citizen issues before the citizens of SeaTac in a positive manner. Meetings are held the third Tuesday of the month at 9:00 AM at the SeaTac Community Center. Members are appointed for three-year terms unless filling an unexpired term in which case the appointee will serve for the remainder of the term. Please note applicants for the Senior Citizen Advisory Committee must be age 55 or older. Applications for the Senior Citizen Advisory Committee will be accepted until 5:00 PM, September 26 .

The Human Services Advisory Committee makes reports and recommendations to the City Council concerning human services issues, including the following: review and recommend human services needs assessments and updates; develop recommendations for the City Council on priorities of needs within the community; review and recommend human services plans and policies, including the human services element of the city’s comprehensive plan; evaluate funding requests and make recommendations; evaluate and review the performance of individual human services organizations; participate in collaborative planning efforts involving citizen groups, human services agencies, and local organizations which contribute to enhanced regional coordination; review city actions which may affect the accessibility or quality of human services available to the city’s residents; and conduct other human services research, review and advocacy as requested by the City Council in response to emerging human services issues. Meetings are held the third Monday of the month at 5:30 PM at SeaTac City Hall. Members are appointed for three-year terms. Applications for the Human Services Advisory Committee will be accepted until 5:00 PM, September 26.

If you are interested in serving on any of these committees, please contact the City Clerk’s Office at 973.4660 or download an application from the City’s website All positions are appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the Council.

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