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City of Renton Seeks Candidates for Human Services Advisory Committee

September 17, 2012

For more information contact:
Karen Bergsvik,
Human Services Manager, Community Services Department 425-430-6652
Preeti Shridhar, Communications Director 425-430-6569 

RENTON - The City of Renton is seeking candidates for open positions on the Human Services Advisory Committee. Each member will be appointed by the Mayor. Members serve without compensation, must reside inside the city limits of Renton and must be able to attend meetings the third Tuesday of each month from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. Residents who represent the diverse nature of the city, including ethnicity, geography, gender and age are encouraged to apply. The committee is seeking four adults and a person under 21 years of age for these positions.

The Human Services Advisory Committee serves in an advisory capacity to the city in the disposition of human services and allocation of funds to specific programs and projects, and assists in developing policies related to human services affecting Renton residents. Members strive to understand the human service needs of Renton residents and to keep current on community-wide actions that may affect the availability and quality of human services provisions in Renton. For more information visit – Human Services Advisory Committee.

To apply for membership, download an application from the Boards and Commissions webpage at or call 425-430-6616 to have an application mailed. Completed applications should be mailed to The City of Renton, Mayor’s Office, 1055 South Grady Way, Renton, WA 98057. Applications must be received by October 5, 2012.

For more information, contact Karen Bergsvik at 425-430-6652 or