Active Transportation Advisory Committee / Government Channel
Fayetteville officials are looking to fill 12 positions on eight of the city’s boards, commissions and committees.
The list of vacancies includes volunteer seats on the Animal Services Advisory Board, Environmental Action Committee, Fayetteville Arts 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, Aug. 23.
For more information, call the City Clerk’s office at 479-575-8323.
Here are the openings:
Animal Services Advisory Board (1 opening)
– One unexpired Licensed Veterinarian/Veterinary Professional term ending 06/30/22
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.
Construction Board of Adjustments and Appeals (1 opening)
– One unexpired term ending 03/31/24
Description: The purpose of this board is to hear and to act upon appeals regarding decisions made by the building inspector/superintendent. The board also hears appeals regarding construction materials to be used in new building construction and development. In addition, the board hears appeals regarding enforcement of the minimum housing standards for existing structures as specified in the standard building codes. Information regarding this board can also be found in the standard building code.
Meetings: The Board does not meet on a regular basis, as the requests forwarded to this Board are infrequent. Members are telephoned a week in advance of the meeting.
Environmental Action Committee (1 opening)
– One unexpired 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 (2 openings)
– One unexpired Arts and Cultural/Citizen at Large term ending 06/30/21
– One unexpired Working Artist term ending 06/30/20
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 (2 openings)
– One unexpired term ending 06/30/20
– One unexpired term ending 06/30/22
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.
PEG Advisory Board (2 openings)
– Two unexpired terms ending 06/30/21
Description: This board advises the City Council on issues related to public access, educational, and government (PEG) television use in the City of Fayetteville.
Meetings: Meets at least once every quarter at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall.
Public Facilities Board (1 opening)
– One term ending 12/31/24
Description: The Public Facilities Board is authorized to issue revenue bonds to finance residential housing, health care, and related facilities to persons of low or moderate income and for the elderly.
Meetings: Scheduled as needed.
Town and Gown Advisory Committee (2 openings)
– One unexpired University of Arkansas Student living off campus term ending 09/30/21 (appointed by the Mayor)
– One Community Citizen at Large term ending 9/30/21 (Representing Ward 1, 2 or 3)
Description: This committee advises the City Council and University of Arkansas on mutually relevant issues including campus expansions, on- and off-campus student housing, and parking and noise issues in areas near the campus.
Meetings: The Committee meets the third Monday every other month at 3 p.m. at the AT&T Conference Room, Genesis Technology Incubator, 700 Research Center Blvd., Fayetteville, AR 72701.