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For Immediate Release July 1, 2014


KEIZER The City of Keizer is soliciting applications for volunteers to be considered to serve on the following committees:


Ø  Arts Commission – This Commission reviews, evaluates, selects, maintains, and documents all artwork, public art, and public murals within the city. The Commission may advise the City Council and City Manager on the management, execution, installation, or placement of the artwork, public art and public murals and will recommend guidelines for adoption by the City Council for the selection and placement of the artwork giving preference to Oregon artists. The Commission meets on the fourth Tuesday of each month. (1 vacancy)

Ø  Budget Committee - Responsibilities include assisting the City Council in the examination and analyzing of proposed budgets for the City of Keizer.  The Budget Committee meets in May of each year to review the annual budget. (3 vacancies)

Ø  Keizer Festival and Events Services Team – This Committee serves in an advisory role to the City of Keizer by researching the feasibility for developing venues for events and festivals, streamline policies and ordinances for potential events, develop an all inclusive community calendar, and develop a marketing plan to enhance the use of Keizer-area facilities for events, festivals, and conferences. The Committee meets on the 4th Monday of February, April, July, September and November at 6:00 p.m.  Currently the non-resident position is filled; the remaining vacancies are available to residents of Keizer. (1 vacancy)


Ø  Keizer Points of Interest Committee - This Committee was established to identify, authenticate, and memorialize sites of interest located in the Keizer area.  Sites to be identified may be of the historical, geographical, botanical, or unusual.  The Committee is also responsible for the "Oral History Project" contacting and facilitating interviews with Keizer citizens who wish to share their personal stories relating to the history of Keizer. The Committee meets on the third Tuesday of each month at 5:30 p.m.  Currently the non-resident position is filled; the remaining vacancies are available to residents of Keizer. (3 vacancies)


Volunteer applications are available at Keizer Civic Center – City Hall located at 930 Chemawa Road NE, Keizer, or you can request an application be mailed to you by calling City Hall at (503) 390‑3700.  Electronic applications are available by clicking here. For additional information on this volunteer position, please contact Debbie Lockhart, Deputy City Recorder at (503) 856‑3418. 


Applications must be received by Thursday, August 14, 2014 to be considered at the August 21, 2014 Volunteer Coordinating Committee meeting.


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