Q4 2010 Fayetteville board and committee openings

Once again it’s time to fill some board and committee openings in Fayetteville.

The city has released its 4th Quarter list of vacancies and if interested, you’ve got until 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 3 to apply.

There are a total of 21 positions to be filled this time around including three on the Parks & Recreation Advisory Board, one on the Telecommunications Board, and one on the Environmental Action Committee.

The full list is below:

Download a Board & Committee application (PDF)


Created: Dec. 18, 1990
Description: This board seeks both general and technical citizen input and assistance in airport functions, to provide and encourage visionary planning and strong leadership for the airport, and to assist the City Council in matters pertaining to the operation, improvement, extension, and maintenance of the airport and other related facilities, property and easements.
Meets: The second Thursday of each month at 3:00 pm at the Fayetteville Municipal Airport Conference Room.
– One Aeronautical Term Ending 12/31/15
– One Unexpired Pilot Term Ending 12/31/14

Created: Oct. 3, 2000
Description: This committee serves in an advisory capacity between the City Council, the City’s independent auditor, internal auditor, and management. The Committee reviews the City’s financial reports and internal controls regarding finance and accounting.
Meets: At least three times annually, or more frequently as circumstances dictate.
– One Term Ending 12/31/13

Created: July 6, 1976
Description: This board hears and acts upon appeals regarding decisions made by the Building Inspector/Superintendent. It also hears appeals regarding construction materials to be used in new building construction and development. In addition, it hears appeals regarding enforcement of the minimum housing standards for existing structures as specified in the Standard Building Codes.
Meets: No regularly scheduled meetings. Members are telephoned a week in advance of meetings.
– Three Unexpired Terms Ending 03/31/15
– Two Unexpired Alternate Member Terms Ending 03/31/11

Created: Sept. 5, 1995
Description: This committee works to address environmental concerns, to promote a safe and healthy environment, and to maintain the natural beauty of the environment within the city. It makes recommendations to other city committees and to the City Council on matters concerning the environment.
Meets: The second Thursday of each month at 5:30 pm in City Hall room 326.
– One Citizen-at-Large Term Ending 12/31/13

Created: 1965
Description: This board approve by-laws, resolutions, policies and procedures for administering housing programs for low income persons.
Meets: The fourth Thursday of each month at 6:00 pm in City Hall room 326.
– One Term Ending 12/28/15

Created: Jan. 3, 1967
Description: Members of this board work in the public interest and speak for the general community. The duty of the board members is to stimulate and encourage communication with all members of the community to ensure that programs, goals, and objectives are consistent with community needs and desires.
Meets: The first Monday of each month at 5:30 pm in City Hall room 326. Additionally, there are committee meetings that occur on a regular basis.
– Three Terms Ending 12/31/13

Created: May 21, 1991
Description: The purpose of the Telecommunications Board is to advise the City Council on telecommunication issues and to coordinate and oversee telecommunications franchise systems and use of the public rights of way designated for public access, educational, and governmental (PEG) use in the City of Fayetteville as part of the City’s telecommunication infrastructure.
Meets: Regular meetings are held the third Thursday of each month at 5:30 p.m. in Room 219 of the City Administration Building.
– One Unexpired Term Ending 06/30/13

Created: April 20, 1993
Description: This committee: assists in dissemination of news and information regarding the protection, maintenance, removal, and planting of trees; advises and consults on issues pertaining to the Tree Protection Ordinance; determines the City’s needs in connection with trees; and pursues the establishment of a comprehensive Fayetteville Street Tree Plan.
Meets: The third Thursday of each month at 4:00 pm in City Hall room 111.
– One Forestry, Landscaping, or Horticulture Term Ending 12/31/12
– One Environmental Term Ending 12/31/12
– One Unexpired Land Development Term Ending 12/31/11
– One Unexpired Service Organization Term Ending 12/31/11
– One Unexpired Utility Representative Term Ending 12/31/11
– Two Community/Citizen-at-Large Terms Ending 12/31/12

All applications must be received by 5 p.m. Dec. 3, 2010.

All volunteers must reside within the Fayetteville City Limits and be a Fayetteville Registered Voter. All applicants must submit a new application for each board, committee, or commission. Applications may be emailed to [email protected] or mailed to the City Clerk’s office at 113 West Mountain, Fayetteville, AR 72701. Contact the City Clerk’s office at 575-8323 for more information.