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For Immediate Release September 25, 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. (5 vacancies)

Ø  Planning Commission - The Commission assists the City Council in land use decisions and recommendations regarding Keizer's future growth, development, and beautification.  The Commission meets on the second Wednesday of the month at 6:00 p.m. The Planning Commission has guidelines for composition and organization. The guidelines prohibit more than two members to be engaged principally in the buying, selling, or developing of real estate.  In addition, Planning Commission members are required to file a statement of economic interest disclosure form with the Oregon Government Ethics Commission. (1 vacancy)


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, October 8, 2014 to be considered at the October 16, 2014 Volunteer Coordinating Committee meeting.


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