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City of Tigard

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Board and Committee Vacancies
Play a major role in affecting change in your community. Members needed on various Boards and Committees. Whether you’re a seasoned volunteer, or just getting into public service, we welcome and thank you for your interest!

Deadline and Application
Deadline for all applications is Wednesday, October 28, 2020.  Apply online.

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Vacantes en la Junta y el Comité 
Juegue un rol fundamental ayudando a hacer cambios en su comunidad. Se necesitan miembros en varias Juntas y Comités. Sin importar si es un voluntario con experiencia o si se está iniciando como servidor público, ¡le damos la bienvenida y agradecemos su interés en participar!

Si tiene interés en alguna de estas oportunidades como voluntario, envíe un formulario de Solicitud de Interés para el Comité Ciudadanos antes de las 6 p.m. del 28 de octubre de 2020.

 

Audit Committee
This committee is responsible for managing the audit contract with the city’s outside audit firm and overseeing the city’s internal control management. 

Openings: 2 voting positions; 1 alternate position 
Length of Service: 1-3-year term; 2-2 year terms
Time Commitment: The Audit Committee meets approximately 3-4 times per year, with most of the meetings set in November/December to review the city’s financial audit results. 
Requirements: Current Tigard resident
Staff Liaison: Jared Isaksen | 503-718-2493 | jaredi@tigard-or.gov    


Budget Committee  
Preparing the city budget is one of the most important roles of any municipal government. The budget is how the city pays for essential services from public safety to the library to planning and development. Every spring the Budget Committee proposes a spending blueprint for the fiscal year. The committee is comprised of five city councilors and five citizen members.

Openings: 2 voting positions; 1 alternate position 
Length of Service: 3-year term; 1 year term
Time Commitment: The Budget Committee meets 4—5 times per year, with most of the meetings set in April/May to review and approve our annual budget. 
Requirements: Current Tigard resident
Staff Liaison: Toby LaFrance | 503-718-2406 | toby@tigard-or.gov
Interviews: Thursday, November 5, 2020 | Informal interviews are 15 minutes and include two council liaisons and Finance Director. These interviews will be conducted virtually.


Committee for Community Engagement (CCE)
The Committee for Community Engagement is a citizen group that works with city staff to improve communications and engagement with the residents of Tigard. The committee reviews program ideas and provides recommendations 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. 
Time Commitment: The CCE typically meets the third Wednesday of every other month from 7 - 8:30 p.m. 
Staff Liaison:  Nadine Robinson | 503-718-2481.


Planning Commission
If you are interested in housing, want to influence development, and have a strong desire to serve your community, this opportunity is for you!  Training will be provided.
About: Play an integral role in the development of the city. The commission’s responsibilities include reviewing and taking action on development projects and code provisions; assisting the City Council to develop, maintain, update and implement the city’s Comprehensive Plan; formulate Capital Improvement Programs
Openings: 2 (1 member, 1 alternate)
Length of Service: 4-year term (alternate 2-year term)
Time Commitment: 1st and 3rd Monday evening of each month as needed. (Approx 6 meetings so far this year)
Requirements: Tigard residency; one position may be filled by a non-Tigard resident.
Staff Liaison: Tom McGuire | 503-718-2490 | tomm@tigard-or.gov
Questions? Doreen Laughlin | 503-718-2447 | doreen@tigard-or.gov
Interviews: Evening of Monday, November 16, 2020


Tigard Transportation Advisory Committee (TTAC)
If you want to help make Tigard safe and accessible, address traffics issues and be a steward of change in your community, this is the opportunity for you!
About: Advises City Council and staff on transportation issues, including road project priorities, safe routes to school, community bike routes, and walking paths and trails. Members will learn about who owns what roads, ways to “calm” traffic, where street funding comes from, and much more.
Openings: 6 (3 members) 
Length of Service: 3-year term 
Time Commitment: 1st Wednesday evening of each month. Meetings are currently held virtually and past meetings can be viewed here.
Requirements: Current Tigard resident or business owner
Staff Liaison: Dave Roth | 503-718-2457 | daver@tigard-or.gov
Interviews: Evening of Monday, November 9, 2020

Entrevistas: 9 de noviembre de 2020
 

 
Comité Asesor de Transporte de Tigard (TTAC) 
Si quiere ayudar a que Tigard sea un lugar seguro y accesible, a tratar con los problemas de tránsito y a estar a cargo de cambios en su comunidad, ¡esta oportunidad es para usted!
Acerca de: Asesora al Consejo Municipal y al personal sobre problemas de transporte, incluidos las prioridades de proyectos viales, rutas escolares seguras, senderos comunitarios de bicicletas y caminos y senderos para caminar. Los miembros aprenderán a quién les pertenecen las calles, formas de aliviar el tránsito, de dónde provienen los fondos y mucho más.
Vacantes: 6 (3 miembros) 
Mandato del servicio: término de 3 años (suplentes, término de 1 año) 
Compromiso de tiempo: 1er miércoles a la noche de cada mes
Requisitos: Residente actual de Tigard o propietario de un comercio 
COORDINADOR: Dave Roth | 503-718-2457 | daver@tigard-or.gov


Town Center Advisory Commission (TCAC)
If you want to be at the center of exciting changes coming to Main Street and the Tigard Triangle, this is the opportunity for you!
About: Help shape the City’s urban renewal policies for both Downtown and Tigard Triangle including recommendations on policy, budget and implementation of urban renewal projects. Projects include new streets, parks and public spaces, and attracting new housing and economic development.
Openings: 7 (6 members, 2 alternates, and 1 ex officio member) 
Length of Service: 3-year term (alternates and ex officio members 1-year term)
Time Commitment: 2nd Wednesday evening of each month. Meetings are currently held virtually and past meetings can be viewed here.
Requirements: Current Tigard residents OR business/property owners (or designated management representatives) within the Urban Renewal District boundaries. Ex Officio positions can be non-residents with specialized knowledge of real estate development, urban planning or design, affordable housing, or other desired background.
STAFF LIAISON:  Sean Farrelly | 503-718-2420 | sean@tigard-or.gov
Interviews:
Evenings of Wednesday, November 18 and Thursday, November 19, 2020

Comité Asesor de la Zona Céntrica (TCAC)
Si quiere estar en el centro de los grandes cambios a producirse en Main Street y el Triángulo de Tigard, ¡esta oportunidad es para usted!
Acerca de: Ayude a desarrollar las políticas de renovación urbana en el Centro y en el Triángulo de Tigard, incluyendo recomendaciones sobre políticas, presupuesto e implementación de proyectos de renovación urbana. Los proyectos incluyen calles, parques y espacios públicos nuevos y la atracción de nuevas viviendas y desarrollo económico.
Vacantes:  6 miembros 
Mandato del servicio: Mandato de 3 años (suplentes y miembros de ex officio término de 1 año)
Compromiso de tiempo: 2do miércoles a la noche de cada mes
Requisitos:
 Residente actual de Tigard O propietario de un comercio/vivienda (o representantes administrativos designados) dentro de los límites del Distrito de Renovación Urbana. Los puestos ex officio pueden estar ocupados por no residentes con conocimiento especializado en el desarrollo inmobiliario, la planificación o el diseño urbano, viviendas asequibles u otro antecedente deseado.
COORDINADOR:  Sean Farrelly | 503-718-2420 | sean@tigard-or.gov
Entrevistas: 18 de noviembre de 2020, 19 de noviembre de 2020,
 


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