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Residents needed for community survey and police, budget committees

We know you’re enjoying summer, but the important work of local government doesn’t stop when the sun is shining. We wanted to bring to your attention a few important items.

Civil Service Vacancy

The Civil Service Commission is looking to fill a vacancy. This is an important volunteer commission that makes rules, holds investigations, tests and ranks new police recruits, and hears appeals related to hiring and promotions. You can learn more about the commission here. If you’re interested in applying for the vacancy, email [email protected]. The deadline is July 7.

2023 Community Survey

This community survey will help inform Clyde Hill’s Comprehensive Plan, an overarching policy document for the city. Your input in this process will shape the direction of our city for years. Click here to take the survey.

Budget Advisory Committee

The Budget Advisory Committee advises the City Council and Mayor on city priorities and helps shape the annual budget. The city is in the process of recruiting new Committee Members. You can learn more about the committee by clicking here. If you’re interested in serving, email [email protected].

Recent News
A Missed Opportunity: The Recent City Council Appointment

We here at the Clyde Hill Coalition have been closely monitoring recent developments within our City Council, particularly the council appointment made on January 9th to fill the seat left vacant by the election of Steve Friedman as Mayor. The appointment process came down to two candidates, Lisa Slivka and Tim Rattigan. It is crucial for …

A Look at Recent Unconventional Planning Commission Appointments

Mayor Steve Friedman recently appointed Mark Kroese and Jared Wheeler to fill two vacant positions on the city’s Planning Commission. While the appointments are part of Friedman’s new job description, what sets these appointments apart is the lack of even the appearance of an unbiased process. Freidman did not even bother to hold any interviews …

A Rollercoaster Ride in Clyde Hill: 2023 Year End Review

We bid farewell to 2023 and now it’s time to reflect on the highs and lows that marked the year in Clyde Hill. While our picturesque city has experienced moments of unity and progress, it hasn’t been immune to controversies that have left residents questioning the stability of local governance. As we gear up for …

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