DATE: April 2, 2014
CONTACT: Debbie Havens, Clerk of the Commission
NEWS RELEASE - PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT
The City of Helena has the following board openings:
Board of Adjustment
One citizen to serve as the alternate member on the Board of Adjustment. The term will begin
upon appointment and expire October 1, 2015.
The five-member board acts on applications for variances in the zoning ordinance.
Civil Service Board
One city resident to serve on the Civil Service Board. The term will begin upon appointment and expired May 1, 2017.
This three-member board serves as a Grievance and Appeals Board for City employees.
Lewis & Clark County Heritage Preservation and Tourism Council
One city resident to serve on the Lewis & Clark County Heritage Preservation and Tourism
Council. The term would begin on July 2, 1014 and expire June 30, 2017.
The seven-member Council advises the City and the County on various issues affecting historic resources and focuses on education, planning and zoning, and economic development.
Non-Motorized Travel Advisory Council (NMTAC)
One city resident to serve on the Non-Motorized Travel Advisory Council. Term will begin upon
appointment and expire March 31, 2017.
The general purpose of the council is to advise the City Commission and Neighborhood
Transportation Program. Duties will include:
1. Recommending priorities in plan implementation and facility maintenance;
2. Advocating for non-motorized facilities in development projects;
3. Developing, supporting and sponsoring educational programs;
4. Advocating for funding in the City budget and identifying potential funding
5. Reviewing and advising on grant applications, including CTEP;
6. Advising on traffic-calming measures;
7. Developing and distributing a non-motorized transportation system map.
One city resident to serve as the alternate member on the Zoning Commission. The un-expired
term will begin upon appointment and expire September 30, 2015.
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 www.helenamt.gov 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, April 17, 2014.