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City of Renton Seeks Candidates for Library Advisory Board

May 9, 2012

For more information contact:
Terry Higashiyama
, Community Services Administrator 425-430-6606
Preeti Shridhar, Communications Director 425-430-6569

RENTON - The City of Renton is seeking a candidate to fill a vacancy on the Library Advisory Board. The Board will recommend a candidate to the Mayor and the appointment will be confirmed by the City Council. Members serve without compensation, must reside inside the city limits of Renton and must be able to attend meetings the third Wednesday of each month beginning at 5:30 p.m. Residents who represent the diverse nature of the city, including ethnicity, geography, gender and age are encouraged to apply.

The Library Advisory Board consists of five members who serve in an advisory capacity to the Mayor, City Council, the King County Library Board, and local library officials. They provide input regarding the scope and quality of library services provided by the King County Library System (KCLS) to the residents of Renton, and represent the City’s interest before the KCLS Board.

To apply, please send a completed application to the Mayor’s Office, City of Renton, 1055 South Grady Way, Renton, WA 98057. Please call 425.430.6600 for an application or download one from the Boards and Commissions webpage at rentonwa.gov. The deadline to submit the application is 5:00 p.m., May 23, 2012.

For more information, contact Terry Higashiyama at 425-430-6606 or email thigashiyama@rentonwa.gov