The City of Hot Springs will accept applications until 5 p.m. on Friday, March 20 for a total of seven volunteer advisory group positions. 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 City Hall Board Chambers, 133 Convention Boulevard. Applications are available online at www.cityhs.net or in the Office of the City Clerk at 133 Convention Blvd. For information call Leslie Kauffman, 321-6805.
One opening for city residents on the Airport Advisory Committee. This committee assists the Airport Manager and City Manager in the development and review of airport operating policies and procedures. Meetings are held on the third Thursday of the month at 4 p.m.
Three openings for city residents on the Animal Control Advisory Committee. This committee assists the Animal Services Department in evaluating policies and procedures including public education efforts concerning responsible pet ownership and meets as needed.
One opening on the Community Development Advisory Committee. Residents must be from Board District #2 to be eligible to serve. The committee evaluates and establishes operating policies and procedures for the CDBG Entitlement Program and meets the first Thursday of the month at 1 p.m.
One opening 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 public transportation issues of a general nature. Meetings are held as needed at the Transportation Depot.
One opening for city residents on the Urban Forestry Committee. This committee promotes, protects, and enhances the beauty, environmental benefits and general welfare of the city’s urban forest. Meetings are held on the fourth Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. in the Engineering Department Conference Room at City Hall.