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Grants Pass Advisory Committee Openings

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There are four vacant advisory committee openings in the City of Grants Pass.

Please consider applying for one of these positions, as this is a fantastic opportunity to get Democrats and progressives involved in our local government! Use this link to get to the online application form.

Parks Advisory Committee: Deadline Nov. 1, 2021, 5:00 pm

The purpose of this board is to review and make recommendations related to the needs and locations for new parkland and trail locations, park planning, allocation of recreation resources between users, preservation of park resources, and funding.

Criteria for membership: The Council desires to have a balance of viewpoints and demographic representation including individuals with interest or experience representing athletic leagues, individuals knowledgeable in natural resource preservation, people involved with recurring park events, frequent park users, and individuals who use park family play-friendly facilities.

Committee on Public Art: Deadline Nov. 5, 2021, 5:00 pm

CoPA works to engage the community and enrich public spaces through the placement of original artwork, creating a unique sense of place, enjoyment, and pride for all.

This committee also provides the Grants Pass City Council with information pertaining to public art, creates opportunities for the placement of art in public locations and promotes collaboration between city departments, artists, architects, developers, and property owners.

Housing Advisory Committee: Deadline Dec. 13, 2021, 5:00 pm

The HAC explores opportunities to facilitate provision of housing for all income levels, and it makes recommendations to the City Council. It also promotes public awareness of housing resources and promotes public participation in identifying and addressing housing issues and needs. The City Council may authorize HAC to conduct those public hearings specified in the City’s CDBG citizen participation plan, which are not reserved to the City Council for decision-making.

The special qualifications for this position:

  • A representative who is a renter in the low- to moderate-income category (LMI).

Historical Buildings and Sites Commission: Dec. 3, 2021, 5:00 pm

The committee’s purpose is to review proposed alterations to any Historic District or designated structure in the Urban Growth Boundary; to promote the community historic preservation; to advise other interested agencies on matters related to historic preservation; and to identify areas of archeological significance and buildings of historic or archeological significance.  Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and be a resident of the City of Grants Pass.

This position is a citizen at large.