For Immediate Release – February 21, 2014
KEIZER The City of Keizer is soliciting applications for volunteers to be considered to serve on the following committees:
Ø Keizer Channel 23 Advisory Committee (3 vacancies) – This Committee makes recommendations to the City Council to refine policy governing the operation of Keizer’s television channel and expansion of the programming. The Committee meets on the 4th Monday of January, March, June, August and October at 6:00 p.m. (3 Vacancies – Committee of 7)
Ø Keizer Festival and Events Services Team (1 vacancy) – 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. (one Vacancy - Committee of 9)
Ø Keizer Points of Interest Committee (3 vacancies) - 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. (3 Vacancies - Committee of 7)
Ø Traffic Safety/Bikeways Pedestrian Committee (3 vacancies) - 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. (1 Vacancy - Committee of 7)
These positions are available to residents or non-residents of Keizer. 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, March 13, 2014 to be considered at the March 20, 2014 Volunteer Coordinating Committee meeting.
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