The Springfield Library Advisory Board has three vacant seats. One is a current vacancy and the other two positions are open due to expanding the board from seven to nine people. Applications for the Library Advisory Board and for a citizen representative to the Lane Regional Air Protection Agency (LRAPA) Board are due Friday. JEN BLUE/THE CHRONICLE
SPRINGFIELD – The Springfield School Board has an opening and is currently accepting applications, as are a number of other boards, committees and commissions within the City. The School Board will be accepting applications for an open seat in Position 5 until Wednesday, Sept. 18 at 5 p.m. The position seat expires June 30, 2021. Candidates must live in the Springfield Public School boundaries and be registered to vote. Springfield district employees are ineligible to apply. Interviews will be held at the School Board work session Monday, Sept. 23. Applications can be found online at: http://bit.ly/SPSBoardVacancy
Applications for both the Springfield Library Advisory Board and for a citizen representative to the Lane Regional Air Protection Agency (LRAPA) Board are both due Friday, Sept. 13 at 5 p.m. The Library Advisory Board has three vacant seats. One is a current vacancy and the other two positions are open due to expanding the board from seven to nine people. Terms for those positions end December 31, 2023. Please contact the Library Director Emily David at (541) 726-2235 or at [email protected] for more information.
Because of an increase in population, Springfield qualifies for a second representative to the LRAPA Board. Details for this position, meeting times and other information as well as the application is available at: http://www.springfield-or.gov/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2018-08-15-LRAPA-Application-MASTER.pdf
Interviews for positions on both the Library Advisory Board and for the Springfield citizen representative on the LRAPA Board will be conducted at the Monday, Sept. 23 City Council meeting.
The Springfield Arts Commission has two vacancies with applications due Friday, Oct. 25 by 5 p.m. Applicants are required to attend a Springfield Arts Commission meeting either Tuesday, Sept. 10 or Tuesday, Oct. 8. Art Commission members are required to be 18 years old, be registered to vote and reside, own property or own a business in Springfield. Applicants will be interviewed at the City Council meeting Monday, Nov. 25. More information and the application can be found at: http://www.springfield-or.gov/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2019-08-15-Arts-Commission-Application-MASTER.pdf. For more information contact Amy Orre at (541) 726-2246 or [email protected]
Additionally the City of Springfield is seeking applicants for 10 to 12 month appointments for the Development Code Update Project Technical Advisory Committee. Applicants must be from the Springfield community with a background in economic development. The purpose of the project is to change the Springfield Development Code to encourage economic development while maintaining the the hometown feel of the City. Springfield’s Development Code addresses the areas of land use, transportation and environmental laws in compliance with state and federal laws. The City Council has requested a full update on the code over the next three years. This will take place in three phases including housing, economic development and other areas. Applications and additional information can be found at: http://www.springfield-or.gov/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/2019-07-08-Development-Code-Update-Proj.-_-Eco-Dev-MASTER.pdf. Please contact Project Manager Mark Rust at (541) 726-3654 or [email protected] for more information.