The City of Monroe is currently seeking applicants
to fill the following City Board and Commission open positions:

1 – Civil Services Commissioner (Term ending September 2022)
1 – Ethics Boardmember (Term ending December 2019)
2 – Ethics Boardmembers (Terms ending December 2020)
1 – Lodging Tax Advisory Committee Member (Hotelier - Term ending 2018)
1 – Salary Commissioner (Term ending December 2018)
1 – Salary Commissioner (Term ending December 2020)


Civil Services Commission - assures that police officers are recruited through open competition, are hired and promoted on the basis of merit, and are demoted, suspended, or discharged for cause; it oversees civil service examinations and certifies eligibility lists.

Ethics Board - investigates, conducts hearings, and renders advisory opinions concerning accusations against city officials of violations of ethics or conflicts of interest; also reviews and recommends periodic updates to the city's ethics Policy and its applicability.

Lodging Tax Advisory Committee – Reviews grant applications and makes recommendations to City Council regarding allocation of local lodging tax funds; review/comment on any proposed imposition of lodging tax, increases in rates, repeal of exemptions, or change of use of revenues.

Salary Commission – reviews and establishes the salaries of the mayor and the councilpersons and shall exercise the powers and perform the duties set forth by RCW 35.21.015. See Monroe Municipal Code 2.24.060; and City of Monroe Ordinance No. 001/2015 for additional information.

Civil Services Commission, Ethics Board, and Salary Commission members are appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council. The Lodging Tax Advisory Committee members are appointed by the City Council.


For additional information regarding board/commission qualifications, duties, and meeting times, please contact the City Clerk’s Office: Email ; 360-863-4538.