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Pursuant to Governor Inslee's Proclamation 20-28, all in-person meetings are prohibited untl further notice. In response to best practice recommendations from King County and the Governor’s Office relating to Coronavirus/COVID-19  commission/board meetings may be conducted virtually via Zoom. Visit the Public Meetings Page for specific information.


The City of Federal Way has several volunteer Citizen Boards and Commissions that advise the Mayor and City Council in certain areas of government and policy issues.

Eligibility requirements for these Boards and Commissions are established in Chapter 2 of the Federal Way Revised Code. Appointments to most Boards and Commissions are made during City Council Meetings by City Council after interviewing applicants. 


The City is currently seeking applicants for the following commissions:





Arts Commission

(1) alternates 

Civil Service Commission

(1) alternate

Ethics Board

(1) voting and (1) alternate

Independent Salary Commission

(2) voting and (2) alternates

Parks & Recreation Commission

(2 ) voting and (2) alternates

Planning Commission

(3) voting

Senior Advisory Commission

(1) voting and (1) alternate 

Youth Commission

(3) voting and (3) alternates

Eligible candidates will be interviewed by the City Council at a Special Meeting(s) to be announced. Please check back for future openings as this page is updated frequently.

* The next review of applications is scheduled for Friday, October 23.


Submit completed applications to:

City Clerk's Office
33325 - 8th Avenue South
Federal Way, WA  98003-6325
or via email.
Summary of regular meeting dates and times for these Commissions/Boards can be found here.









Stephanie Courtney, CMC
City Clerk

Jennifer Marshall, CMC
Deputy City Clerk

Katey Hobbs
Administrative Assistant

Phone Number: 253 835.2541

Address: 33325 8th Ave S; Federal Way, WA  98003

Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Monday through Friday