The City of Hot Springs will accept applications until 5 p.m. on Friday, February 10 for a total of nine volunteer positions on various city advisory boards and commissions. Applicants must be registered voters of the City of Hot Springs (unless otherwise specified). Board and commission members are appointed by the Board of Directors and meet in the Board Chambers at City Hall, 133 Convention Boulevard, unless otherwise specified. The openings include the following:
Two openings for city residents on the Arts Advisory Committee, whose responsibilities are to review and recommend placement of permanent art at publicly-owned facilities in the city; to assist in the organization and promotion of temporary art exhibits at publicly-owned facilities; and to assist in the securing of private grant funding and art donations for permanent art displays at public buildings in the city. Meetings are held at noon on the second Tuesday of each month in the Parks Conference Room at the City Hall Annex, 111 Opera Street.
One opening for city residents (City Resident-Residing in District 2 preferred) on the Community Development Advisory Committee. The committee evaluates and establishes operating policies and procedures for the CDBG Entitlement Program and meets at 1 p.m. on the first Thursday of the month.
One opening on the Historic District Commission, which oversees historic district rules and regulations. The opening must be an owner of real property, or officer or stockholder of an owner of real property, or a business owner, or officer or stockholder of businesses within the Pleasant Street Historic District. Meetings are held at 8:30 a.m. on the third Thursday of the month.
Two openings for city residents on the Transportation Advisory Committee. This committee assists the Board of Directors and city staff in establishing policies for the city’s public transit system and addressing public transportation issues of a general nature. Meetings are held as needed at the Transportation Depot.
Three openings for city residents on the Urban Forestry Committee. This committee promotes, protects, and enhances the beauty, environmental benefits and general welfare of Hot Springs’ urban forest. Meetings are held at 5:30 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of the month in the Engineering Department Conference Room in City Hall.
Applications are available online at www.cityhs.net or in the City Clerk’s office at City Hall, 133 Convention Boulevard. For information contact Jennifer Shryock, 321-6805.