Planning Commission Vacancy
Posted on 11/30/2021
City of Newcastle LogoThe Newcastle City Council is seeking applications for membership on the Planning Commission to serve the remainder of an unexpired term ending July 31, 2024. The Commission is made up of city residents who help shape Newcastle’s future by advising the Council on matters affecting land use, such as the Comprehensive Plan, other long-range plans, and zoning and development codes. Commissioners work with city staff on projects approved by the City Council as part of an annual work program. During the pandemic, the Commission has been meeting via Zoom.

The Commission is a seven-member advisory board of the City Council. Commissioners serve four-year terms. Members are appointed by the Mayor following a selection process and confirmed by the Council. The Commission meets the fourth Wednesday of each month at 6 p.m. in the Council Chambers located at 12835 Newcastle Way, Suite 200, Newcastle, WA 98056.

Applicants must be 18 years of age and must reside within the city.

Application and Deadline
Interested persons should send an application, letter of interest, and resume to the City Clerk by Wednesday, December 15, 2021. Application materials must be received by December 15, 2021, to be considered for this appointment. The application is available here, or may be obtained by phone (425-386-4102) or email ([email protected]). Application materials may be submitted by email or mail to Newcastle City Hall, 12835 Newcastle Way, Suite 200, Newcastle, WA 98056. Please direct any questions about eligibility, application process, or the role of commissioners to the City Clerk.
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