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Posted on: May 19, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Snohomish County Seeks Residents to Serve on Advisory Committee

Sue Tracey
Housing Program Manager/Planning Specialist

Snohomish County Seeks Residents to Serve on Advisory Committee for Affordable Housing and Community Development Programs
 Applications to serve on an advisory committee to recommend funding awards for affordable housing and community development projects will be accepted through June 24, 2016


EVERETT, Wash., May 20, 2016 – Snohomish County is recruiting residents to serve on a technical advisory committee to review applications for projects that benefit low-income individuals and neighborhoods in our community.

Three resident seats are currently open.  Representatives from the following groups are needed:

  • One low-income individual
  • One individual of racial/ethnic minority
  • One senior citizen or individual living with a disability


Low-income is defined as follows:

Household Size








Annual Income







These volunteer positions provide an opportunity for residents to be involved in the local government process to award funds for projects that improve the lives of low-income residents in our community. Project funding is provided through U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development programs and may be used for affordable housing, public services, and improvements to facilities and infrastructure such as food banks, senior centers, sidewalks, and water/sewer systems.  

Volunteers are being sought for the current term to serve through December 31, 2018.  The committee typically meets two to three times each year during the day.  Committee members review application materials outside of the meetings and meet in person to evaluate projects and recommend funding awards.


Interested individuals are asked to complete a short application with information on their representative group, areas of experience, and reasons for wanting to serve.

The application form is available online at: or by contacting Sue Tracy, Program Manager, Snohomish County Human Services, at or (425) 388-7244.  

Applications must be received by Friday, June 24, 2016

Send completed applications via email or mail to: 
Via email: 

Via mail:
Snohomish County Human Services

Housing & Community Services Division
3000 Rockefeller Ave., M/S 305
Everett, WA 98201
Attn:  Sue Tracy, Program Manager

The Snohomish County Human Services Department helps all persons meet their basic needs and develop their potential by providing timely, effective human services and building community.  The Housing &Community Services Division administers a wide range of programs that provide affordable housing, community development, and related services to low-income and homeless persons.

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