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City of Renton Seeks Candidates for the Renton Airport Advisory Committee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 28, 2017

 

City of Renton Contacts:  
Preeti Shridhar, Deputy Public Affairs Administrator, 425-430-6569
Harry Barrett Jr., Airport Manager Renton Municipal Airport, 425-430-7477

                       

City of Renton Seeks Candidates for the Renton Airport Advisory Committee

RENTON, WA -- The City of Renton is seeking candidates for positions on the Renton Airport Advisory Committee (RAAC). New RAAC members are appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council to serve a three-year term. Members serve without compensation and must reside within the city limits of Renton.

The purpose of RAAC is to provide a forum for members of the community to discuss issues related to the airport directly with airport operators and to seek collaborative problem solving and resolution.  The committee meets quarterly on the second Tuesday of the month from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Renton Municipal Airport. Individuals applying for neighborhood positions must not have an aviation background.

The RAAC currently has three vacant positions representing the following neighborhoods:

  • Kennydale
  • South Renton
  • West Hill

To apply for the Renton Airport Advisory Committee membership, please complete an application. Applications are also available on the Boards and Commissions page on the city’s website, by calling 425-430-7471, or in-person at Renton City Hall, 7th Floor in the Mayor’s Office. Applications review will begin on May 22, but they are always accepted on an on-going basis. For more information about the Renton Airport Advisory Committee, visit the city’s website or contact the airport office at 425-430-7471.

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The City of Renton, Washington, with a population of 101,300 (2016), is located on the southeast shore of Lake Washington, just south of Seattle. Renton's strong economic base, diverse marketplace, and favorable business climate have attracted the attention of nationally recognized companies that are providing employees and their families an outstanding quality of life. Renton is the home of Boeing, PACCAR, IKEA, the Seattle Seahawks, and the eternal resting place of Jimi Hendrix. More information can be found on our website (rentonwa.gov), Facebook page (CityofRenton) and Twitter (@CityofRenton).