BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS

Local residents, working tirelessly to help make Hoquiam a better place to work, live, and play. Thank you from a grateful community.

Civil Service Commission

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Appointed By: Mayor, subject to approval by the City Council.
Length of Term: 3 years.
Meetings: The Hoquiam Civil Service Board will be meeting at 4:00 on Thursday, February 28th at Hoquiam City Hall, 609 8th Street, Hoquiam, WA.
Duties: To select, appoint, and employ personnel for the Police and Fire Departments, not including the Police Chief and Fire Chief.
Members: Roger Smith, Pete Hegg, Paul McMillan
Historic Preservation Commission

Hoquiam Station Restoration Picture


Appointed By: Mayor, subject to approval by the City Council.

Length of Term: 4 years

Meetings: Meet as Needed

Duties: The primary duty of the Hoquiam Historic Preservation Commission is to initiate and maintain a register of historic properties and review proposed changes to register properties. The Commission shall also promote awareness and preservation of Hoquiam’s History

Members: Nikki Gallagher, Al Gozart, Mickey Thurman, Jim Larrson, John Larson, Alissa Shay, Dave Ward

Library Board


Appointed By: Mayor and confirmed by the City Council

Length of Term: 5 years.

Meetings: Wednesday of each month at 4:00 PM at the Library

Duties: The management and control of the Library including supervision, care and custody of all property of the library.

Members: Councilmember Carlstrom, Nicolas Moir (Student), 3 Vacant

Cemetery Board

Appointed By: Mayor and confirmed by the City Council

Length of Term: 5 years.

Meetings: Meets as needed

Duties: The proper operation, maintenance and improvement of the municipal cemetery.

Members: Hoki Moir, Robert Reime, Ron Tibbetts, Gary Patterson, Bill Wieland, VACANT

Community Services Board


Appointed By: Mayor and confirmed by the City Council

Length of Term: 4 years.

Meetings: Meets as Needed

Duties: Advise the Council regarding the general planning, supervision and control of all parks, stadium, recreational facilities and programs, and community services of the City.

Members: Shannon Webster, Rick Strom, Lorna White, Tom Bougher, 3 Positions Vacant

Hoquiam Planning Commission

Appointed By: Mayor with consent of the Council

Length of Term: 4 years.

Meetings: Meets as Needed

Duties:

  • Preparation and review of the comprehensive plan for the city;
  • Review and recommendation on all applications for amending comprehensive plan and development regulations as provided in RCW 35A.63.100; and
  • Such other advisory duties as may be assigned to it by the mayor and city council.

Members: Linda Hurd, Denise Burke, Nancy Taylor, Jennifer Winkelman, Dave Murnen, 1 Vacant

Urban Forestry Advisory Board

2017 Arbor Day Celebration


Appointed By: Mayor and approved by the Council.

Length of Term: 4 years.
Meetings: Meet as Necessary

Duties: The purpose of the urban forestry advisory board shall be promoting the responsible planting of trees on public and private property, public education about trees, promotion of proper maintenance of trees, advocating trees within the city, developing innovative and joint funding for projects from a variety of sources, and hearing appeals.

Members: Jack Durney, Rick Strom, Annette Moir, Kurt Estes, Greg Larsen, Barb George, 1 Vacant