Details for Yakima County Planning Commission –The Board of Yakima County Commissioners


Yakima County Planning Commission –The Board of Yakima County Commissioners are seeking applicants for the Yakima County Planning Commission. The Planning Commission Recommends long range planning policies and development standards for unincorporated areas within Yakima County’s land use jurisdiction. The Planning Commission is considered to be part of Yakima County’s Planning Agency, assisting the Planning Division of the Public Services Department in carrying out its long-range planning responsibilities for the County. Planning Commissioner Qualifications • A perspective of the community as a whole; • An honest concern for community betterment; • The ability to work collaboratively with professional planners and the community in developing and testing planning concepts; • A willingness to meet once per month and more frequently when necessary; • The ability to represent the interests of all citizens, free of political perspectives or special interests; • The ability to understand and work within the legal framework for land use planning in Washington State and Yakima County; and • The ability to suspend personal bias when reviewing and evaluating proposals. Applications for the position will be accepted until the vacancy is filled. Applications are available on the Commissioner’s Webpage at: To receive an application or for information please contact Linda Kay O’Hara, Deputy Clerk of the Board of Yakima County Commissioners, 128 N. 2nd Street, Room 232, Yakima WA 98901. Phone: (509) 574-1500, Toll Free: (800) 572-7354, Fax: (509) 574-1501, or email: (965160) November 30 and December 7, 2020

As published in the Yakima Herald-Republic.