New Design Review Board members needed

Design professionals who care about the quality of architecture and landscaping in the City of Redmond can consider applying for a vacant position on the Design Review Board. The city is looking for two new members for the board.

Volunteers of the seven-member board review and make recommendations to City Council on site plans, landscape and architectural design and colors and materials for commercial, industrial and multi-family projects.

The board is comprised of five professionals from the fields of architecture, landscape architecture or urban design and two residents who represent the community at large. The current vacant positions are for two design professionals. If available, include a resume or summary of background and volunteer experience. All city board and commission appointments are volunteer positions. Candidates do not have to be residents of Redmond. Meetings are mandatory and held on the first and third Thursday evenings of every month.

To apply, print out and complete the community service application at and either mail to the Office of the Mayor, City of Redmond, PO Box 97010, Redmond, WA 98073-9710, fax to (425) 556-2110 or email to A copy of the community service application is also available in the Mayor’s Office on the fourth floor of City Hall.

The application deadline is 5 p.m. Feb. 28.