Committee Assignments

//Committee Assignments
Committee Assignments 2018-03-01T10:25:10+00:00
Committee Responsibilities
FINANCE

3rd Monday each month @ 3:00 P.M. – City Hall, excluding holidays.

Jerry Kuiken – Chair
Nick Laninga
Kyle Strengholt

WAGE/BENEFIT
This Committee will be a Committee of the Whole.  It will meet after regularly scheduled council meetings as necessary (usually in executive session) to discuss labor/contract negotiations.

  • Budget
  • Insurance and Risk Management Programs
  • Court Operations
  • Investment and Debt Programs
  • Human Resources ( Hiring, Policies, Training, Contracts, Safety, and Records)
  • Bargaining Agreements:
    • Police, Fire, Public Works, Clerical, Public Safety Support, Police Management
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

Wednesday following the 3rd Monday of the month @ 4:00 P.M. – City Hall

Jerry Kuiken
Brent Lenssen – Chair
Kyle Strengholt

  • Trade/Tourism
  • Downtown Planning
  • West Lynden Planning
  • Board of Adjustments
  • Design Review Board
  • Downtown Business Association
  • Downtown Parking
  • PRD Review
  • Economic Development Team
  • Planning Commission
  • Project Hope
  • Chamber of Commerce
  • Museum
  • Council on Aging & Community Center
  • Library (WCLS)
PARKS

3rd Monday each month @ 4:00 P.M. – City Hall

Ron De Valois – Chair
Nick Laninga
Mark Wohlrab

  • City Parks
  • Berthusen Park
  • Trails
  • YMCA Board
  • Bender Fields
  • Forestry Regional Parks and Recreation District
  • NWWF
  • Senior Recreational Activities
PUBLIC WORKS

Wednesday after 1st Council meeting of the month @ 4:30 P.M. -City Hall

Gary Bode – Chair
Ron De Valois
Jerry Kuiken

  • All Public Utilities (Sewer, Water, Storm water, Streets)
  • Tree Maintenance
  • Airport
  • Solid Waste
  • All City Owned Buildings (structural maintenance, construction, grounds)
  • Air/Water Quality
PUBLIC SAFETY

1st Thursday each month @ 4:00 P.M.

Police Department (January – June) 360-354-2828 for specific location information.
Fire Department (July – December)  360-354-4400 for specific location information.

Gary Bode
Brent Lenssen – Chair
Mark Wohlrab

  • Police
  • Fire
  • Ambulance
  • Animal Control
  • Emergency Management