Feb. 15, 2013
For Immediate Release
Contact: Kate Reardon
Public Information Director
425-257-8687 or cell 425-418-0936
City seeks volunteers for salary review board, other boards
Volunteer service a great way to get more involved with the community
EVERETT – The City of Everett is seeking applications from volunteers who would like to serve on its 2013 Citizens Commission on Salaries of Elected Officials as well as other boards and commissions. Applications must be submitted by 5 p.m. Friday Feb. 22.
Applications are available at the Everett Mayor’s Office, 2930 Wetmore Ave, Suite 10 A, in downtown Everett or call the Mayor’s office at 425-257-7115 to have an application emailed.
The application is also available on the City website: /DocLibrary.aspx?ID=408&LibID=19.
Citizens Commission on Salaries of Elected Officials: The Commission is charged with reviewing and establishing the salaries of the City’s elected officials who include seven City Council members, the Mayor and two Municipal Court judges. The Commission meets every other year and is required to complete its work by the first week in May. The Commission will meet late February through April to set a salary schedule for elected officials for the next two years. The meetings for this Commission are both daytime and evening. . Commission members must be 18+, a registered voter and a resident of the City of Everett.
Diversity Advisory Board: This board advises the Mayor and City Council on diversity issues and activities within the City of Everett.
Historical Commission: This board advises the city on matters of history and historic preservation. The commission also nominates property to be included on the Everett Register of Historic Places, reviews state and national register nominations, reviews restoration tax benefits, provides design review in Historical Overlay Zones and publishes information about Everett heritage.
Transportation Advisory Committee: This committee provides direction to city staff and administration on traffic issues, traffic safety, transit service and transportation planning.