The City of Sunnyside is seeking applicants to fill five vacant positions on the Sunnyside Arts Commission and one position on the Planning Commission effective immediately.
Sunnyside Arts Commission: Consists of nine members appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council for four-year terms. The appointees would fill vacancies which would expire four years after their date of appointment.
The Commission is responsible for advising the City Council on all matters pertaining to the artistic, aesthetic and cultural aspects of the City. It shall recommend to the City Council the adoption of such ordinances, rules and regulations necessary for the administration and preservation of fine arts, performing arts, historical, aesthetic, and cultural aspects of the community. It shall actively encourage programs for the cultural enrichment of the community, including visual and performing arts activities as well as arts education programs. The Commission shall participate in the designation of historical landmarks, and review design elements for public sculpture, fountains, murals, benches and other fixtures.
The Sunnyside Arts Commission meets once per calendar quarter, or as needed.
Planning Commission: Consists of seven members of which five shall live within the boundaries of the City or the City's Urban Growth Area and two members may reside within the boundaries of the Sunnyside School District No. 201. The appointee would fill a vacancy for a new term ending January 2018.
The Planning Commission is responsible to consider all amendments, modifications or alterations to the City's comprehensive plan, to conduct hearings as otherwise specified by law, to hear, review, and recommend proposed annexations of the City and to perform other planning functions as required by the City Council and state law.
Meetings are held monthly or as needed.
Applications for these unpaid positions are available by downloading the application below, in the City Clerk's Office, City Hall 818 E. Edison Avenue, or by calling 837-3997.
Applications will be accepted until the vacancies are filled.