Public Safety Commission

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Role of the Commission

Purpose CHAPTER 2.27 “PUBLIC SAFETY COMMISSION” Revised January 2021

2.27.050 Purpose and Duties of the Commission. See 2.27

A.  The Commission shall act in an advisory capacity to the City Council to inform Council of decisions and policy in all matters pertaining to public safety.

B.  The Commission may, but shall not be required to, take public comment.

C.  The Commission shall focus on public safety issues and act as a conduit and forum for public input in all matters pertaining to public safety including but not limited to crime incidences and trends, life safety issues, neighborhood watch, emergency preparedness, traffic calming measures, pedestrian safety and seasonal and emergent public safety issues. The commission, to the extent practicable and permitted by law, shall support and promote community efforts to utilize the Neighborhood Watch Program, disaster preparedness, and CERT team programs.

D.  The Commission shall write an annual report to the City Council on its activities for the previous year and make special reports as necessary in response to specific Council requests.


  • 5 p.m.
  • Second Tuesday Monthly
  • Snohomish Carnegie, 105 Cedar Ave, Snohomish, WA 98290*

*We also offer remote attendance via Zoom. See the meeting agenda for the link.

The Public Safety Commission meetings are open to the public. Public Safety Commission meetings may occasionally be relocated, cancelled, or rescheduled. For more information view the Public Safety Commission Agendas.


MemberPosition / Title
Four-Year Term Expires
Teri McDonnellPosition One 
April 30, 2024
Stephanie StromPosition TwoApril 30, 2024
Debby LippincottPosition ThreeApril 30, 2027
Jill Clark FulmerPosition Four
April 30, 2027
Peter MessingerPosition Five
April 30, 2026
Holly UrnessPosition SixApril 30, 2025
Brian MillsPosition SevenApril 30, 2025
Donna Ray
Council Liaison 

Snohomish Coalition of Neighborhood Watch

The Snohomish Coalition of Neighborhood Watch is the City’s main resource to help citizens create watches and coordinate information between existing ones.  The Coalition assists in and guides formation of neighborhood watch with oversight from the Snohomish Public Safety Commission and input from the Snohomish Police, Council, Mayor and city staff. Learn more and sign up.