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Posted on: November 19, 2020

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GRANTS PASS – Applications are being accepted for one position on the City of Grants Pass Housing Advisory Committee and one position on the Parks Advisory Committee. Application deadlines are listed separately below.

Housing Advisory Committee

The Housing Advisory Committee 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 the Housing Advisory Committee 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. 

Applicants must be a representative who is the owner of a rental property.

Applications are available at the City Administration Office, 101 N.W. A Street, or online at www.grantspassoregon.gov/committee-application.   Applications must be received no later than 5 p.m. Monday, Dec. 14.  Applications will be reviewed by the committee Friday, Dec. 18. Appointments will be made at the City of Grants Pass City Council meeting Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021. This term expires Sept. 6, 2022.

Parks Advisory Committee

The purpose of the Parks Advisory Committee 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.

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.

Applications are available at the City Administration Office, 101 N.W. A Street, or online at www.grantspassoregon.gov/committee-application.   Applications must be received no later than 5 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 8, 2021.  Applications will be reviewed by the committee on Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021.   Appointment will be made at the City of Grants Pass City Council meeting Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. This is a 3-year appointment.

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