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City of Arlington seeking volunteers for boards and commissions

ARLINGTON — The city of Arlington is looking for volunteers to fill vacancies on the Parks, Arts and Recreation Commission, the Planning Commission and the Cemetery Board.

The Parks, Arts and Recreation Commission provides support and advice to the Mayor and City Council on parks, arts and recreation issues facing the city of Arlington. Those interested in serving on PARC must live within the urban growth area of Arlington. The Commission consists of seven members, each serving a four-year term. The Commission meets monthly in the Arlington City Council Chambers. The city currently has one vacancy to fill on PARC.

The Planning Commission provides recommendations, advice and support to the Mayor and City Council on proposals that relate to the city's Comprehensive Plan, the city's Land Use Code and other city planning proposals. The Commission consists of seven members, each serving a six-year term. The Planning Commission meets on the first and third Tuesdays of each month at 7 p.m. in the Arlington City Council Chambers.

The Cemetery Board provides support and advice to the Mayor and City Council on planning, management, use, care and disposition of the Arlington Municipal Cemetery, including the property, equipment and physical facilities, as well as the policies, rules and regulations pertaining to the cemetery and its facilities. The budget, administration, scope and quality of cemetery services provided by the city of Arlington also falls under its purview. The Cemetery Board consists of five members, each serving a four-year term. Meetings are held on a monthly basis.

If you are interested in serving on any of the city's boards or commissions, you can find an application on the city's website at www.arlingtonwa.gov, or by visiting Arlington City Hall at 238 N. Olympic Ave. or the Arlington Airport Office at 18204 59th Ave. NE. You can also call 360-403-3441.

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