Commerce City is seeking individuals to serve as members on the Cultural Council, Quality Community Foundation, Capital Improvement Projects Citizen Advisory Committee and Housing Authority.
“Serving on municipal boards and commissions is a great way to get more involved in the community,” said City Manager Brian McBroom. “We encourage residents to learn more about how the city operates and help build a Quality Community for a Lifetime.”
Residents are needed for the following positions: • Six Cultural Council vacancies. These members serve a 3-year term to help advance and preserve art, music, theater and dance within the city. Meetings occur the second Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m.• Five Quality Community Foundation vacancies. These members service a 3-year term with the purpose to support and obtain funding for post-secondary education and youth recreational program scholarships offered through the city. The foundation also provides grants to fund various non-profit organizations which benefit Commerce City residents. • One Capital Improvement Projects Citizen Advisory Committee vacancy representing Ward III. These members serve a 3-year term to work with staff on capital projects by providing advice to city council on opportunities and issues related to the implementation of the five, voter-approved CIP projects. They focus on three program elements: accountability, engagement, and potential.• Two Housing Authority alternate member vacancies. These members serve a 5-year term and focus on providing housing opportunities and resources to Commerce City residents.
Interested residents should contact Deputy City Clerk Cheryl Scott at 303-227-8791 or visit www.c3gov.com/boards for more information and to apply online. All applications should be submitted by 5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016. Paper applications can be picked up at the city clerk’s office at the civic center.