City Services

Boards & Commissions

Civil Service Commission is involved in the selection process of the City of Bothell commissioned firefighters and police officers.  The Commission also hears appeals of fire and police employees regarding administration of personnel rules, and regarding examinations.
> Meets as business demands on the 3rd Wednesday of the month; 5:30 p.m., City Hall.

Council Salary Commission evaluates the full compensation including salaries and benefits for City Council members. It is made up of three members, and has the responsibility for determining any potential changes to the existing salary structure for this legislative body.

The Landmark Preservation Board is responsible for identifying and actively encouraging the conservation of the City's historic landmarks; reviewing proposed changes to properties on the register; raising community awareness of the City's history and historic resources; and serving as the City's primary resource in matters of history, historic planning and preservation.
> Meets 4th Tuesday of each month, 7:30 p.m., City Hall Conference Room 108.

LEOFF-1 Disability Board authorizes disability leave, determines whether the disability is in the line of duty or not, determines the length of disability leave, retirement for disability, and authorizes payment for member health benefit claims.  All City of Bothell police officers and firefighters who first become members of the law enforcement officers' and fire fighters' retirement system prior to October 1, 1977 are subject to the LEOFF-1 Disability Board findings, subject to appeal procedures.
> Meets as business demands on 2nd Wednesday of the month, 6:30 p.m., City Hall Conference Room 127.

Library Board
is an advisory body to the King County Library System on matters regarding Bothell Library services.  It does not have any financial responsibility or authority with respect to the operations of the library, except to the extent as may be authorized by the King County Library System.
> Meets 2nd Thursday of every other month, 7:15 p.m., Bothell Library Meeting Room.  Please note that a quorum of the Board members may agree to a fewer number of meetings during the year.  Meeting dates may also vary according to room availability.  Specific meeting dates and additional information are available on the King County Library System Web site:


Lodging Tax/Tourism Advisory Committee consists of six tourism-related businesses that meet quarterly to review and provide recommendations about spending and marketing considerations established under the Visitor Development Strategic Plan.  The Committee also reviews and approves the annual Visitor Spending Plan before presentation for approval by City Council.

 Parks and Recreation Board advises the City Council regarding the expansion and operation of the City's Parks and Recreation facilities and programs, including comprehensive planning and the Capital Improvement Program.
> Meets 2nd Thursday of the month, 7:00 p.m., City Hall Council Chambers.

Planning Commission is an advisory body that is responsible for managing, deliberating on and making recommendations on Comprehensive Plan and Code amendments to the City Council.
> Meets first 3 Wednesdays of the month, 7:00 p.m., City Hall Council Chambers. 

Boards & Commission Roster 2016

Then & Now History of Bothell Book Available

"Bothell...Then & Now" is available for purchase at the Community Development Department, 18415 101st Ave NE, Bothell 98011. Cost is $20, cash or check payable to City of Bothell.