Public Invited to Apply for Boards, Commissions, Authorities

Savannah City Council is now accepting applications to the boards, commissions and authorities listed below. The Clerk of Council will accept applications from now until noon on Nov. 14.

These groups work on behalf of Council on various topics of interest to the community, providing guidance or assisting in making decisions that impact daily life in Savannah. Citizens with a wide range of backgrounds and experience are needed to fill these important roles.

Applications can be found on the City’s website, . Type in “Boards” in the online Search tool. For more information, contact the Clerk of Council at (912) 651-6442 or email clerkofcouncil@savannahga. gov. Available appointments: Coastal Regional Metropolitan Planning Organization: 1 appointment available, 2 year term. Coastal Workforce Investment Board: 1 opening available to fill an unexpired term until July 2012. Code Enforcement Appeals Board: 8 appointments available, 3year term. Cultural Affairs Commission: 2 appointments available, 3 year term. Downtown Savannah Authority: Three appointments available, 4-year term. Economic Opportunity Authority: One appointment available, 5-year term. Electrical Appeals and Advisory Board: One Power Company Engineer position open, one Power Company Administrative position, and two electrical contractors position available, 4 year term. Greater Savannah International Alliance: 6 appointments available, three-year term. Historic District Board of Review: 1 attorney position available and one preservation professional position open, threeyear terms. Housing Authority of Savannah: 2 appointments available, 5 year term. Keep Savannah Beautiful: 15 appointments available, 3 year term. Metropolitan Planning Commission (MPC): 3 appointments available, 3 year term. Park and Tree Commission: 2 appointments available, 3 year term. Pension Board: One appointment available, 4- year term. Pilotage Commission: One appointment available, 7-year term. Property Maintenace and Enforcement Board: 5 appointments, 2 year term. Works on matters related to property maintenance. Savannah/Chatham Council of Disability Issues: 1 appointment available, 2 year term. Savannah/Chatham County Historic Sites and Monuments Commissions: 2 appointments available, 5- year terms. Savannah Economic Development Authority: 1 appointment available, 5-year terms. Savannah Film Commission: 3 appointments available, 4-year term. Savannah Hospital Authority: 7 appointments available, 4-year term. Savannah Recreation Commission: 3 appointments available, 3-year term. Serves as an advisory body on recreational programs and facilities. Savannah Resource Recovery Development Authority: 1 appointment available, 4-year term. Savannah Zoning Board of Appeals: 2 appointments available, 3 year term. Tourism Advisory Committee: 1 appointment available for Historic Savannah Foundation, 1 appointment for Historic District museum, 1 appointment for the Lodging Industry, 1 position for Resident at Large, 1 appointment available for person with demonstrated knowledge of the history and/or architecture of the Historic District.

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