City of Edmonds seeks citizens for openings on 2019 Salary Commission

The City of Edmonds is seeking individuals to fill openings on the City Salary Commission. The position is a non-paid, volunteer position. All appointees must reside within the City of Edmonds.

The Commission is seeking to establish realistic compensation so that citizens of the highest quality may be attracted to public service. The commission’s duties include reviewing the salaries and benefits of the city’s elected officials (mayor and council) and preparing a salary schedule for the city attorney’s review prior to being filed with the city clerk’s office

This five-member commission meets every other (odd) year on a periodic basis in the evenings at Edmonds City Hall or other city building locations (such as the police department training room) to review the mayor and council’s compensation. Commission members (with the exception of initial members) serve for a three year term and are eligible for reappointment.

The commission begins its work in July and must file its salary schedule with the city clerk no later than Sept. 30.

Interested Edmonds residents may download an application form on the City’s Boards/Commissions webpage at: or pick up an application from the front desk of City Hall located at 121 5th Ave. N., Edmonds. ┬áTo receive an application by mail, call 425-771-0258.

Deadline for applications is: Thursday, March 21, at 4:30 pm.

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