Fayetteville seeks 12 volunteers for boards and committees

Fayetteville Planning Commission / Government Channel

Fayetteville officials are looking to fill 12 positions on six of the city’s boards, commissions and committees.

The list of vacancies includes volunteer seats on the Environmental Action Committee, Fayetteville Arts Council, Walton Arts Center Council and more.

All volunteers must be registered voters who reside within the Fayetteville city limits.

Applications must be mailed or hand delivered to the City Clerk’s office or emailed to [email protected] by 5 p.m. Friday, May 18.

For more information, call the City Clerk’s office at 479-575-8323.

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Animal Services Advisory Board (2 openings)

Seats available:
– One Licensed Veterinarian/Veterinary Professional unexpired term ending 06/30/19
– One Citizen at Large term ending 06/30/21

Description: This board acts in an advisory capacity on policy matters of the Animal Services Division, and works to stimulate and encourage communication with the community.
Meetings: Regular meetings are held the first Monday of the second month of each quarter at 6 p.m. in City Hall.

Environmental Action Committee (1 opening)

Seats available:
– One Community Citizen at Large term ending 06/30/21

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.
Meetings: Meetings are held at 5:30 p.m. on the third Monday of each month in City Hall.

Fayetteville Arts Council (3 openings)

Seats available:
– Two Arts and Cultural/Citizen at Large terms ending 06/30/21
– One Working Artist term ending 06/30/21

Description: Helps define the community’s identity and sense of place, promote social interaction, bring the arts into everyday life and memorialize the past while expressing shared values for the future.
Meetings: Regular meetings are held at 6 p.m. on the fourth Wednesday of each month in City Hall.

Historic District Commission (3 openings)

Seats available:
– Three terms ending 06/30/21

Description: This commission recommends the establishment of historic districts to the City Council. Its basic function is to promote the educational, cultural, economic, and general welfare of the public through the preservation and the protection of buildings, sites, places and districts of historic interest.
Meetings: Regular meetings are held the second Thursday every other month at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall.

Telecommunications Board (1 opening)

Seats available:
– One term ending 06/30/22

Description: The board advises the City Council on telecommunication issues and coordinates and oversees 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.
Meetings: Regular meetings are held the third Thursday of each month at 5:30 p.m. in Room 219 of City Hall.

Walton Arts Center Council, Inc. (2 openings)

Seats available:
– Two terms ending 06/30/21

Description: The council is responsible for reviewing and revising, as required, the center’s policies and fee structure, and for recommending to the Walton Arts Center Foundation passage of the annual operating and capital budgets.
Meetings: Meetings are held four times a year at 4 p.m. in the Walton Arts Center.