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The Mercer Island Planning Commission was established in 1960 as an advisory board to the City Council with the responsibility for review of plats, rezones, conditional use permits, and other land use matters within the City. See MICC 3.46.

Seven citizens comprise the Commission which is staffed by the Community Planning & Development Department. Members are recommended to four-year terms by the Mayor and Deputy Mayor and subject to appointment by the City Council.  Click here to view the Planning Commission's bylaws (adopted June 5, 2019)

Mercer Island Planning Commission 2019

The Planning Commission's regularly scheduled meetings are on the first and third Wednesday of the month at 6:00 pm in the Mercer Island City Hall Council Chambers.

Email the Planning Commission at:

Questions? Contact the Planning Manager for Community Planning & Development at or 206.275.7706.

Length of Term
1st & 3rd Wednesday at 6:00 pm in the Council Chambers at City Hall
Four years running June 1 - May 31

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Term Begin
Term End
Carolyn Boatsman   Commissioner   06/05/2017   05/31/2021  
Tiffin Goodman   Chair   06/01/2015   05/31/2023  
Daniel Hubbell   Commissioner   06/06/2016   05/31/2020  
Jennifer Mechem   Commissioner   07/06/2015   05/31/2022  
Lucia Pirzio-Biroli   Commissioner   06/06/2016   05/31/2020  
Craig Reynolds   Vice-Chair   06/21/2018   05/31/2023  
Ted Weinberg   Commissioner   06/05/2017   05/31/2022  

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