City Seeks Citizens To Serve On Advisory Commissions
August 25, 2017
The Golden Valley City Council is seeking citizens interested in becoming more active in their city government by volunteering to serve on the City’s Advisory Boards and Commissions. Seats are currently open on the Planning Commission and the Human Services Fund. Deadline for applications is Sept 21, 2017.
Advisory Boards and Commissions recommend policy to the City Council and advise the Council on a variety of diverse issues. You must be a resident of Golden Valley to apply.
The Planning Commission advises, recommends, and assists Council in matters relating to planning and growth of the City, including issues relating to the social, economic, and physical environment. The Planning Commission recommends Council approval or denial of proposed land use changes, taking into consideration land use ordinances and the Comprehensive Plan. It meets at City Hall monthly, second and fourth Mondays, at 7 pm. Its eight members include one student (non-voting). Members serve three-year staggered terms (one-year for student).
The Human Services Fund plans and holds fundraisers and events to meet identified human service needs in the community and advises City Council on the allocation of funds. It meets monthly, second Monday, 7 pm, and requires additional time commitment for planning and working at fundraisers. Its 13 members include seven citizens-at-large, five community or business members, and one student. Members serve three-year staggered terms (one-year for student).
Apply online or by calling Judy Nally at 763-593-3991.