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For Immediate Release October 17, 2014

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


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. (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 monthly on the third Tuesday at 5:30 pm.  Currently the non-resident position is filled; the remaining vacancies are available to residents of Keizer. (2 vacancies)


Ø  Parks Advisory Board – This Board reviews and studies issues that involve development and maintenance of city parks and makes recommendations to the Council.  The Board meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. (3 vacancies)

Ø  Traffic Safety/Bikeways Pedestrian Committee - This committee is responsible for reviewing traffic safety issues in Keizer and making recommendations to the City Council for improvements.  Members also make recommendations for future locations of bike lanes in the City and work to promote bicycle safety and use throughout the community.   In addition to the monthly Committee meeting, there may be other events which require extra volunteer hours. The committee meets on the fourth Thursday of each month at 6 pm at City Hall.  (3 vacancies)

Ø  Stormwater Advisory Committee – Members of this Committee review guidelines and make recommendations to the City Council on the development of ordinances pertaining to illicit discharge detection and elimination, stormwater runoff control, and stormwater management.  The Committee is seeking applicants who have experience in the development or building industry; however it is not a requirement.  Meetings for this Committee are scheduled as needed and are usually held from 11:30 to 1 p.m. (2 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 12:00 noon on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 to be considered at the November 20, 2014 Volunteer Coordinating Committee meeting.


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