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Fire Code Development Process

What is it?
The Fire Code Advisory Board (FCAB) was created by the Seattle City Council over five decades ago to give the public and local business, industry and technical trades a clear voice in the fire code process. Board members advise the City on updates and revisions to the code and have played a crucial role in shaping the City's Fire Code. The 15 board members are appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council and serve a renewable term of three years. 

Who are the members?
The Fire Code Advisory Board's current members are designated by SMC 3.16 Subchapter V to represent the following areas of interest:

Architects Marine
Building Owners and Managers Association Manufacturing and Warehousing
Chemical Engineers Mechanical Engineers
Fire Protection Industry Port of Seattle
Insurance Research/Labs
King County Labor Council

Services Industry

Major Institutions General Public
(2 representatives)

Meetings
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Time:  1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Location:  Joint Training Facility
9401 Myers Way South
Seattle, WA 98108
Phone:  (206) 386-1600

Meeting Agenda
June 20, 2017 Meeting Minutes
Review FCAB Bylaws
2018 IFC Changes for Existing A-2 Drinking Establishments
2018 IFC Changes for Fire Command Centers in High Rises
2018 IFC Changes for Mobile Food Preparation Vehicles
2018 IFC Changes for Mobile On-Demand Fueling
2018 IFC Changes for Smoke Alarm Maintenance

Resources
Current Members
FCAB Bylaws
Client Assistance Memo #5972 - Requesting a Review by the Fire Code Appeals Board
Ethics Code Highlights for Members of Advisory Committees
Ethics Code FAQ for Members of Advisory Boards and Commissions

Current Openings
The Mayor of Seattle is seeking board members for the Seattle Fire Code Advisory Board to represent the insurance industry or the marine industry. Board members are appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by City Council. They advise the City of updates and revisions to the code and have played a cruical role in shaping the City's fire code to ensure it works for those who live, visit and conduct business in Seattle. This is a rewarding professional role and we look forward to hearing from you. If you are interested in applying please complete the application form and send it along with your resume and an optional cover letter indicating why you would like to join the Board to Ken Brouillette in the Seattle Fire Marshal's Office. We encourage people with multicultural backgrounds or experience serving diverse populations to apply. Applications requested by 8/25/2017. Positions open until filled.

Email:         Ken.Brouillette@seattle.gov
Address:     Ken Brouillette
                   Seattle Fire Department Fire Prevention Division
                   220 Third Avenue South
                   Seattle, WA 98104

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Last Modified:   August 30, 2017

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