EVERETT — Snohomish County is looking for applicants for the Americans with Disabilities Act Public Right-of-Way Advisory Committee.
The group provides feedback and recommendations to the county Public Works department on compliance with the federal civil rights law and its application to pedestrian facilities and public right-of-way.
Candidates must submit letters of interest for the eight open positions by Nov. 1. If selected, they will be informed by the end of January. Their first regular meeting likely is in March.
Each position has a two-year term and is not paid. The committee meets with Public Works staff for up to two hours about four times a year. Meetings currently are online, per COVID-19 public health guidelines. Audio recordings are available after each meeting.
Applicants must live in Snohomish County and should have a basic understanding of the history and requirements of the ADA, according to the county. A criminal background check will be done on those who are selected prior to appointment to the committee.
Candidates’ letters of interest should include name, address, and contact information, as well as a brief summary of qualifications or an explanation of what value they would bring to the committee.
Submissions can be sent to Shannon Fleming at Shannon.Fleming@snoco.org or by calling 425-388-6406 (for TTY dial 711 first) for alternative options.
Letters can also be mailed to: Shannon Fleming , Snohomish County Public Works Department , 3000 Rockefeller Ave, M/S 607 , Everett, WA 98201.