The Northshore Fire Department, serving the cities of Lake Forest Park and Kenmore, has a vacancy in Commissioner Position #2. Additionally, Commissioner Position #4 is anticipated to be vacated in January of 2019.

The vacancies will be filled by appointment with terms lasting through the end of 2019. Both positions are scheduled for election in the November 2019 General Election.

Commissioners act as the board of directors for the fire department. If you are interested in serving your community as Fire Commissioner, please submit a letter of interest and statement of qualifications to the district’s Board Secretary no later than 5:00 pm on November 20th, 2018.

Kate Hansen, Board Secretary
7220 NE 181st Street
Kenmore, WA 98028
Phone: 425-354-1780
Fax: 425-354-1781

Candidates selected for follow-up interviews will be notified on November 21st, 2018. Interviews by the Board of Fire Commissioners will be conducted at the Board’s regular meeting on December 4th, 2018.

Requirements: Applicants must be a registered voter residing within the fire district. The fire district boundary is consistent with the city boundaries of Lake Forest Park and Kenmore.

Additional information about the role of a fire commissioner can be found in the Washington State Fire Commissioners ‘Commissioner Handbook’ or by contacting one of the current Northshore Fire Commissioners

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