Press Release
Community Development Services


Kittitas County Seeks Applicants for Planning Commission Vacancy

Kittitas County, WA - 01/09/2020 - Kittitas County is seeking applicants to fill one vacancy on the Kittitas County Planning Commission. Applicants must live within Commissioner District 3, which includes the City of Ellensburg and the Ellensburg Urban Growth Area (see attached map). The Kittitas County Board of Commissioners will appoint the selected candidate, who will serve a four-year term on the Planning Commission.

The Planning Commission is a citizen's advisory body whose basic function is to assist the Board of County Commissioners in preparation of comprehensive plans and in the development of land use regulations by holding meetings, conducting public hearings, and making recommendations to the County Commissioners.  These recommendations would primarily address issues related to community growth and development in the county.
The Planning Commission currently has regular meetings scheduled for twice a month (2nd and 4th Tuesdays) at 6:00 p.m. in Ellensburg.
If you are interested in volunteering for the Planning Commission, you may download an application at:,
and submit the completed application to the Board of County Commissioners.  Applications will be reviewed as they are received.

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Contact: Brett Wachsmith, Kittitas County Commissioner, District 3
205 W. 5th Avenue, Suite 108
Ellensburg, WA 98926