GRANTS PASS – Applications are being accepted for one position on the Grants Pass and Josephine County Bikeways & Walkways Committee and one position on the Grants Pass Parks Advisory Committee. These are three-year appointments.
The purpose of the Bikeways & Walkways Committee is to implement the “Non-Motorized” Chapter of the Master Transportation Plan, seek input from the community, coordinate and disseminate information for public education about biking and walking routes and rules, and serve as a resource and advisory group regarding bike and pedestrian trails for the city and county.
Applicants for this position must be City of Grants Pass residents. Applications must be received no later than 5 p.m. Friday, Thursday, June 3. Applications will be reviewed by the committee Tuesday, June 8. Appointments will be made at the City of Grants Pass council meeting Wednesday, June 16.
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 city council desires to have a balance of viewpoints and demographic representation on the committee, 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 for this position must be received no later than 5 p.m. Friday, June 4. Applications will be reviewed by the committee Thursday, June 10. Appointment will be made at the City of Grants Pass Council meeting Wednesday, June 16.
Applications are available at the City Administration Office, 101 N.W. A St., or online at www.grantspassoregon.gov/committee-application.