Positions open on City’s Economic Development Commission

The Edmonds City Council is seeking applicants interested in serving on the City of Edmonds Economic Development Commission.

The purpose of the commission is to address specific issues related to economic development and to help identify new sources of revenue as a direct result of economic development projects and new strategies for economic development. In addition, the commission provides to the City Council recommendations regarding strategies for economic development and other matters that will improve commercial viability, tourist development and activity for consideration.

In addition to its other duties, the commission will work in conjunction with the Planning Board to review and consider economic development strategies. Meetings of the commission are held on the third Wednesday evening of each month.

There are currently two openings on the commission. Commissioner terms are staggered and the EDC may sunset on Dec. 31, 2015.

Interested individuals may apply online at EdmondsWA.gov, or pick up an application at the reception desk in the lobby of City Hall, 121-5th Ave. N., or call 425-771-0247 to receive an application by mail or email. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.

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