Planning Commission

Do you want to help shape Sumner’s growth? Join the Planning Commission. This volunteer commission currently has a vacancy.

The Planning Commission advises the City Council on issues related to the City’s Comprehensive Plan.  The Commissioners deal with land use issues and provide input on capital facility planning and special studies related to the areas and neighborhoods within the City. The Commission is made up of seven residents of Sumner, each of whom serve six-year terms. Click here to view the Planning Commission’s agenda packets and meeting minutes.

Forestry Commission

The Forestry & Parks Commission provides advice to the City on issues related to Sumner’s parks, recreational facilities, cemetery, trails, trees and planting strips. Members promote the responsible planting of trees and are responsible for developing and implementing the Urban Forestry Strategy plan as well as the requirements to fulfill our Tree City USA status. Members serve four-year terms, and a majority of the membership must be residents of the City of Sumner.

To Apply to Either Commission

Click here for the PDF to apply.