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NL Commissions volunteer seat open

NORTH LIBERTY– Three of the City of North Liberty’s appointed boards have openings, and volunteers are needed to help lead and advise on those commissions. Applications are due Feb. 16, 2018.
Applications are available online at northlibertyiowa.org or at City Hall, 3 Quail Creek Circle. Completed applications can be mailed to City Hall; c/o City Clerk; P.O. Box 77; North Liberty, IA 52317; in person at City Hall or by email at tmulcahey@northlibertyiowa.org. Iowa State Code requires that cities have gender balance on all boards and commissions. With appointments and reappointments, gender balance will be considered. Applicants must be 18 years old and a legal resident of North Liberty.
Boards with openings are the Board of Adjustment, the Communications Advisory Commission and the Parks and Recreation Commission.
The Board of Adjustment hears and decides appeals for building permit approval when a permit has been denied because of non-compliance with certain requirements of the zoning code. This board meets only when an appeal has been filed. Appointment is to complete a term ending June 30, 2021. Full appointments are for a five-year term.
The Communications Advisory Commission recommends and reviews policies, rules, regulations, ordinances and budgets relating to communications and engagement initiatives of the city and makes such reports to the council as the commission deems in the public interest. They also assure that the operation of the public access channel be as free of program censorship and control as legally possible. The commission meets quarterly. Appointments are to complete one unexpired term ending June 30, 2018. Full appointments are for a three-year term.
The Park and Recreation Commission plans for the continuing development of parks and recreation facilities in North Liberty. They also set policies for operation of those facilities. This Commission meets monthly. Appointment is to complete a term ending June 30, 2018. Full appointments are for a three-year term.
Appointments are expected to be made at the March 13, 2018, meeting of the North Liberty City Council.