Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Volunteers needed to serve of City of Helena ADA, Open Lands, Non-Motorized, Public Art and Zoning advisory boards! Apply by Thursday, May 28

DATE:  May 13, 2015

CONTACT: Debbie Havens, Clerk of the Commission


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.
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.

Helena Open Lands Management Advisory Committee (HOLMAC)
One citizen to serve on HOLMAC.  The term will begin on July 1, 2015 and expire June 30, 2018.  Members of HOLMAC shall perform various functions for the City related to the management of the open space properties.

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, 2016.  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.

Zoning Commission
One city resident to serve as the alternate member on the Zoning Commission.  The un-expired term 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 /commission/boards and committees 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, May 28, 2015.