Volunteer Committee Opening November 01, 2018


The City of Coos Bay is seeking volunteers to fill positions on the Budget Committee, Parks Commission, Planning Commission, and the Coos Bay/North Bend Water Board.  Applications are available from the City Manager’s Office at City Hall, by calling 541-269-8912, or on the City’s website at  Applications will be accepted in the City Mangers Office through 5:00 p.m. December 6, 2018.  Applicants will be contacted to schedule interviews with the City Council.    

Budget Committee – Applicants must be a resident of the City of Coos Bay, and they are appointed by the City Council for three-year terms.  The meetings are held in April at 7:00 p.m.  There are currently three openings on the Budget Committee. 

Parks Commission – Membership is comprised of one Councilor, one Planning Commissioner, one representative of the landscape design profession, one representative of the landscaping business profession, and design profession, parks management, and citizen-at-large positions.  There are three openings on the committee - two citizen-at-large and one design professional.  Applicants must be a resident of the City of Coos Bay or own property in the City.  The Parks Commission meets once a month, although during winter months if there are no items to bring to the Commission, meetings are not held. 

Planning Commission – The Coos Bay Planning Commission consists of seven members and provides comprehensive planning services for the City Council.  Applicants must be a City resident of the City of Coos Bay for at least one year prior to appointment; one member may reside outside the city limits if the person owns property within the City.  Appointments are made by the City Council for four-year terms. The Planning Commission meets on the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall.  There are currently two openings on the Planning Commission.

Coos Bay-North Bend Water Board – Ordinance No. 285 codified by Coos Bay Municipal Code Chapter 2.50 established membership on the Board.  Applicants must be a resident of the City of Coos Bay for a period of not less than one year prior to appointment.  Board meetings are held once a month at 7:00 a.m. at the Water Board office.  Appointments are for four years.  There is one opening on the Board.

Complete and return a City of Coos Bay Committee Application here.

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