City of Bothell invites applicants for boards and commissions

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The City of Bothell is inviting interested residents to get more involved in their community by applying to serve on a board or commission. The application deadline is Feb. 17 to serve on any of several City of Bothell boards and commissions. All terms begin April 1.

The open positions are as follows:

  • Landmark Preservation Board. The Landmark Preservation Board advises the Bothell City Council on historical preservation issues throughout the city. There is currently one opening on the board (position 3), which serves a five-year term expiring March 31, 2021. The Landmark Preservation Board meets at 7:30 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of every month at Bothell City Hall.
  • Library Board. The Library Board advises the King County Library System on matters related to the Bothell Library. There is currently one opening (position 3), which serves a five-year term expiring March 31, 2021. The Library Board meets at 7 p.m. on the second Thursday of the month at the Bothell Library.
  • Lodging Tax Advisory Committee (LTAC). The Lodging Tax Advisory Committee advises the city council on the Visitor Development Strategy. There are currently three openings on the board; two openings are designated for representatives from hotels, while one is from a tourism-related business. Each term is for two years and expires March 31, 2018. The LTAC meets quarterly, typically at 9 a.m. on a third Tuesday, with additional meetings as needed.
  • Parks and Recreation Board. The Parks and Recreation Board serves in advisory capacity regarding park programs, operations and expansion. There are three openings on the parks board (positions 5, 6 and 7), and each serves a three-year term expiring March 31, 2019. The Parks and Recreation Board meets at 7 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month at city hall.
  • Planning Commission. The Planning Commission serves as an advisory board to the city council in such matters as comprehensive plan and zoning code updates. There is currently one opening (position 3), which will serve a four-year term expiring March 31, 2020. The Planning Commission typically meets at 7 p.m. on the first three Wednesdays of the month at city hall.

Applications are available online at For more information, contact the city clerk’s office at 425-806-6151.

This is taken from a City of Bothell news release.

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