Boards & Commissions

Boards and Commissions – An Opportunity to Participate
There are many opportunities to take an active role in your local government. The Town of Coupeville has several citizen boards and commissions on which residents help shape the future of our community by serving in advisory capacities to the Coupeville Town Council. If you would like more information, or an application form to volunteer, please contact the Clerk Treasurer at 360-678-4461 or

All volunteers will need to complete a Volunteer Application Form.

Planning Commission
  • Five members
  • Town residency required for three members; two members may reside outside the town limits but must be registered voters in Island County and own and operate a business within the town limits.
  • Currently meets first Tuesday of each month, 6:00 p.m.
  • Term: Four years
Responsible for preparing and recommending amendments to the Town’s Comprehensive Plan. Make recommendations to the Town Council regarding changes to zoning and other land use regulations. Make recommendations to Town Council on land use applications.
Historic Preservation Commission
  • Seven members- three appointed by the Town, one joint appointee
  • Meets every 2nd and 4th Tuesday in the County Commissioners Hearing Room, 10:00 a.m.
  • Term: Three years
This Commission works with Town, County and Ebey’s Reserve Trust Board staff to process applications for Certificates of Appropriateness for properties located within Ebey’s Landing National Historical Reserve.

For more information about this Commission, please see Coupeville Town Code section 16.13.060.

All applications must include a letter of interest and a resume or curriculum vitae.

Trust Board for Ebey’s Landing Historic Reserve
  • Nine members- three appointed by the Town
  • Meets twice a month
  • Term: Four years
The Trust Board is responsible for management of the Reserve according to adopted plans and agreements.

For Agendas, Minutes and Packets – Click Here

Images on this page graciously provided by Denis Hill.