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Library Board 
The Tigard Public Library is recruiting volunteers for the Library Board. The Board advises City Council on library policies, budget, facilities and other needs. Apply for a position on the Library Board and have a say in the Library’s future. The term begins in July and runs for four years.

If you're interested in serving, fill out a Citizen Committee Interest Application form available here, at the library and at City Hall. Deadline for applications: 5 p.m., Thursday, May 31. For more information, contact Margaret Barnes at 503-718-2501 or margaret@tigard-or.gov.

The function of the board is established under Tigard Municipal Code 2.36.030.  The board typically meets at 7 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month in the 2nd Floor Library Conference Room. These meetings are open to the public. View Library Board Meeting Agendas and Minutes here. 

The Tigard Library Board consists of seven citizen members and two alternates appointed by the City Council for four-year terms. Of the seven members, at least six shall reside within the Tigard city limits and one may reside outside the city. The alternates do not vote. Current Regular Board Members: Mary Bogert, Joseph Callahan, Becky Gauthier, Katie Harris, Jean Hart, Lonn Hoklin, Michelle Taylor


Seeking New Member for the Committee for Community Engagement 
The City of Tigard’s Committee for Community Engagement (CCE) is looking for a volunteer who cares about the community and wants to make a difference. The CCE welcomes your involvement and membership. Please complete a Citizen Committee Interest ApplicationApplication Deadline: June 8, 2018, by 5 p.m.

The CCE is charged with oversight, accountability and policy direction on program design for citywide community engagement activities. This includes review, comment and recommendation on specific plans for community input, feedback, education and information. The goal is to inspire active two-way community engagement, broad participation of diverse community members and encourage shared responsibility and ownership (community members and elected officials) to use knowledge, skills and experience to improve the community and advance the city’s strategic vision. 

Committee membership is open to residents, business owners and those who work in the city of Tigard and the Tigard Urban Service Boundary. (See map here) At this time, a membership slot will be prioritized for an official representative from CPO 4M, a non-native English speaker, youth or business owner, should qualified applicants apply. (Please see the CCE bylaws.)

The group meets every other month, 7–9 p.m., usually on the third Wednesday of the month. You may submit your application by email to Rudy Owens, rudy@tigard-or.gov. You may also email any questions or call him at 503-718-2758.  




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