Thinking of volunteering your services? The City of Spokane Valley generally has something just for you.
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The City of Spokane Valley seeks two members to serve on the City of Spokane Valley’s Planning Commission. Terms are for three-years. Two incumbents’ terms are expiring December 31, 2017. Of those two incumbents one will be seeking reappointment. The Commission studies and makes recommendations to the City Council for future planned growth as directed by the City Council. Qualifications include having an interest in planning, land use, transportation, capital infrastructure, and building and landscape design as evidenced by training, experience, or interest in the City of Spokane Valley. Commission members are nominated by the Mayor and confirmed by a majority vote of City Councilmembers. The appointments are tentatively scheduled to be made at the January 9, 2018 Council meeting. Members are selected without respect to political affiliations and serve without compensation. Members must reside within the city limits of Spokane Valley. The Commission generally meets at 6:00 p.m. on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays. Applications may be obtained from the City’s website at http://www.spokanevalley.org/volunteer or by contacting Chris Bainbridge, City Clerk, 509-720-5102. Applications must be received by the Spokane Valley City Clerk no later than 4:00 p.m., Monday, December 18, 2017. The term for these positions will begin upon appointment at the January 9, 2018 meeting.
12/4/2017 - Lodging Tax Advisory Committee, due Dec 27
11/17/2017 - Planning Commission Openings, applications due Dec 18
11/1/2016 - Welcome to the Volunteer RSS Feed
Per Spokane Valley City Municipal Code 3.20, the City of Spokane Valley seeks two volunteers to serve on the Lodging Tax Advisory Committee. Per Washington State Statutes, this five-member committee consists of two members who represent businesses required to collect the tax, two members involved in activities authorized to be funded by the tax, and one member of the City Council. There are two openings: one opening for a member involved in activities authorized to be funded by the tax, and one opening for a member who represents a business required to collect the tax. Appointments are for one or two-year terms. Applicants need not be residents of Spokane Valley but those with a business or activity within Spokane Valley city limits are highly encouraged to apply. Interested qualified individuals are encouraged to apply as are organizations authorized to receive funds. Businesses that collect the tax are encouraged to send committee recommendations to Spokane Valley City Clerk Chris Bainbridge, 10210 E Sprague Avenue, Spokane Valley, Wa. 99206; (509) 720-5102, or e-mail email@example.com Applications can be found on the City’s website (see above), or by calling Chris Bainbridge, at 720-5102. Applications must be submitted so that they are received by the City Clerk not later than 4:00 p.m., Wednesday, December 27, 2017. The effective date for these positions is January 1, 2018. These appointments are tentatively scheduled for the January 9, 2018 Council meeting.
BOARDS, COMMISSIONS, COMMITTEES, TASK FORCES
If you are interested in applying to a board, commission, or committee, please fill out and return the Application for Committee Appointment by clicking here. Successful committee applicants will be appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council to fill a specified term of appointment.
S.C.O.P.E. (Sheriff Community Oriented Policing Effort) is a philosophy and community perspective rather than a specific program or new law enforcement tactic, it provides neighborhood outreach stations and community oriented policing. S.C.O.P.E. members are dedicated to the principle of Community Oriented Policing which partners law enforcement with the citizens and businesses we serve. We proactively address issues which detract form the safety and quality of life for citizens of Spokane County.
S.C.O.P.E. neighborhood stations in Spokane Valley include Central Valley, Edgecliff, Trentwood, and University. For more information or to volunteer, go to the Spokane County Sheriff's Office S.C.O.P.E.
If you’re looking for an opportunity to work with kids, teens, adults, or seniors, and would like to volunteer with the Parks and Recreation Department, please click here for more information. The Parks and Recreation Department offers volunteer opportunities in programming, research, marketing, office support, maintenance, mentoring, and more, please contact the Spokane Valley Parks & Recreation Department.