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Perfect timing. The Yakima City Council is seeking volunteers interested in serving on City of Yakima boards, committees, and commissions and the announcement comes during National Volunteer Week.

City Communications & Public Affairs Director Randy Beehler lists the availabilites in a City News Release:

The Arts Commission

Community Review Board

Bicycle/Pedestrian Committee

Historic Preservation Commission

Board of Appeals

The following boards and commissions have term expirations in June and may have positions vacant:  Henry Beauchamp Jr. Advisory Board, Parks and Recreation Commission, and Tree City USA Board.

Additional information on the duties and responsibilities of each committee can be found at https://www.yakimawa.gov/council/boards-commissions/.  Anyone interested in applying for openings can download an application from the City of Yakima website – https://www.yakimawa.gov/council/assets/Application-form-for-City-of-Yakima-Boards-and-Commissions.pdf – or can pick up an application at the City Clerk’s office at Yakima City Hall.

For more information about current or future openings on City of Yakima boards, committees, or commissions, contact City Clerk Sonya Claar Tee by phone (575-6037) or by e-mail