Tuesday, January 20, 2015

VOLUNTEERS SOUGHT TO SERVE ON NEWBURYPORT BOARDS/COMMISSIONS

For Immediate Release
January 16, 2015                                       
                                                                          
VOLUNTEERS SOUGHT TO SERVE ON
NEWBURYPORT BOARDS/COMMISSIONS
 
Newburyport—Mayor Donna Holaday is accepting letters of interest and resumes from residents interested in serving on Newburyport’s boards and commissions.  The following have openings for those interested in volunteering their time:
 
Affordable Housing Trust
Bartlet Mall
Board of Health
Commission on Diversity & Tolerance
Highland Cemetery
Newburyport Housing Authority
Planning Board
Tree Commission
Zoning Board of Appeals
 
Members must be residents of the City.  Membership for the Planning Board and Zoning Board of Appeals is based on experience and whenever possible includes: an architect or landscape architect, an engineer, a realtor or developer, an affordable housing specialist, an environmental planner and an attorney.  At this time, residents with backgrounds in environmental engineering or land use planning are especially encouraged to apply.  Meetings are generally held twice a month.
 
Additional information can be found on the City’s website: www.cityofnewburyport.com.  Qualified residents should submit a letter of interest and resume to: Mayor’s Office, City Hall, 60 Pleasant Street, Newburyport, MA 01950, Attn: Lois Honegger.
 
All appointments are voluntary and unpaid positions.
 
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