Volunteer with the City, We Have Open Committee and Planning Commission Positions!

Posted by City Hall on Jul 23, 2021

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Volunteers are needed to serve on various City Committees. Participating on a City Committee is a rewarding experience, providing an opportunity to learn and share your skills. It also enables volunteers to become involved in their local government.

VERNONIA PLANNING COMMISSION

The Vernonia Planning Commission recommends to the City Council changes to Vernonia’s Land Use and Development Code regulating the future growth and development of the City; and hears a wide range of land use applications including property partitions, variances, new residential, commercial and industrial construction, subdivisions, and zone changes.

Meeting Day and Time: 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month at 7:00 PM
Location: City Hall, Council Chambers
Open Positions: 1 vacant seat for a citizen within 5 miles of the city

AIRPORT COMMITTEE

Meeting Day and Time: 4th Tuesday of the month, As Available
Location: City Hall, Council Chambers
Open Positions: 2 vacant seats for in-town residents

CEMETERY COMMITTEE

Meeting Day and Time: 2nd Thursday of every month at 7:00 pm
Location: City Hall, Council Chambers
Open Positions: 3 vacant seats for in-town residents

PARKS COMMITTEE

Meeting Day and Time: 4th Wednesday of every month at 6:30 pm
Location: City Hall, Council Chambers
Open Positions: 1 vacant seat. Seat may be filled by someone who does not live in Vernonia City Limits

PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE

Meeting Day and Time: 2nd Thursday of every month at 6:00 pm
Location: City Hall, Council Chambers
Open Positions: 4 vacant seats for in-town residents

MEMBERSHIP COMMITMENT AND QUALIFICATIONS

General duties and responsibilities of committees include:

  • Act in an advisory capacity to the City Council.
  • Promote the general welfare and economic benefit of the City and its citizens.
  • Participate in studies, and prepare reports and recommendations on their own or at the request of the City Council.

HOW TO APPLY

Please complete a City Committee Application and return to City Hall, 1001 Bridge Street, Vernonia OR 97064, Fax to 503-429-4232 or email to sborst@vernonia-or.gov. Any questions please call the City Recorder at 503-429-5291 ext. 105.