DATE: October 5, 2015
CONTACT: Debbie Havens, Clerk of the Commission at 447-8410
The City of Helena has the following board openings:
Americans with Disabilities (ADA) Compliance Committee
One citizen in the medical field to serve on the ADA Compliance Committee; the unexpired term will begin upon appointment and expire September 1, 2016.
One citizens with expertise in the field of architecture and/or construction; the unexpired term will begin upon appointment and expire September 2, 2016.
The ADA Compliance Committee will act as an advisory committee to assist in determination of reasonable accommodations. The Committee may review requests for reconsideration of complaints forwarded by the ADA Coordinator, may make determinations as to the validity of complaints, and my provide descriptions of the resolution of those grievances that have been appealed. The Committee may recommend priorities for making structural changes to public facilities, offer suggestions on how to achieve program accessibility, and review and make recommendations on employment practices and accommodations for compliance.
City-County Planning Board
One city resident to serve on the City-County Planning Board; term will begin upon appointment and expire September 1, 2018.
One citizen to serve as the joint appointment on the City-County Planning Board. Term will begin upon appointment and expire September 1, 2018.
This board shall perform planning functions for the city and county and shall be the sole Planning Board to serve either or both governmental entities. Duties of this board will be to ensure the promotion of public health, safety, convenience, order, and the general welfare, and for the sake of efficiency and economy in the process of community development, the Board shall prepare a growth policy and serve in an advisory capacity to the local governing bodies establishing said Board.
Non-Motorized Travel Advisory Council (NMTAC)
One resident of the City of Helena to serve on NMTAC. The unexpired term will begin upon appointment and expire March 31, 2017. Interested persons should have knowledge, expertise and interest in promoting non-motorized transportation.
The general purpose of the council is to advise and make recommendations the City Commission regarding matters related to non-motorized travel and traffic calming, including the impact Commission actions may have upon bicycling, walking, and traffic calming.
Public Art Committee
Two citizens to serve on the Pubic Art Committee. The terms will begin upon appointment and expire on December 31, 2015 and December 31, 2017.
The Public Art Committee assists in promoting the concept of community awareness of and involvement in providing public art in Helena.
One city resident to serve as the alternate member on the Zoning Commission. The un-expired term begin upon appointment and expire September 30, 2018.
This commission shall perform zoning functions for the city and shall be the sole Zoning Commission for the City of Helena.
Applications are available at or by calling 447-8410 and can be submitted to the City Clerk’s Office, 316 N. Park Avenue, Room 323, Helena, MT 59623. The deadline for all board applications is 4:00 p.m., Thursday, October 22,, 2015.