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|City of Orange Beach seeks citizens for board openings|
January 17, 2014 - Orange Beach, AL (OBA)- The City of Orange Beach elected officials are looking for citizens interested in serving on committees. In an effort to notify the residents of Orange Beach of the many opportunities to serve, the following is a list of the various boards and committees that will have openings in the coming year.
Board of Adjustment will have several vacancies in 2014. This board meets once monthly to hear appeals from decisions of municipal administrative officers relating to the application of municipal zoning regulations, to grant variances and to authorize uses permitted on appeal. Appointments are made by the city council and terms run for three years.
Planning Commission, a nine member board that provides planning, zoning and subdivision controls for the city. The commission meets monthly on the 2nd Monday of each month. One citizen will be needed to fill a vacancy in November. The term runs for six years and is a mayor’s appointment.
Business and Industrial Development Board will have three vacancies. The board supports the economic development endeavors of the city including relocating, promoting and retention of businesses. All appointments are made by the governing body. Terms are for six years and meetings are held monthly.
Employee’s Personnel Board is five member board with one vacancy in October. The board serves in an advisory role to the mayor and personnel officer on problems concerning personnel administration. The group meets when needed. This term is for two years and is a mayor’s appointment.
Gulf Shores and Orange Beach Tourism a ten member board whose mission is to market the Alabama Gulf Coast as a year-round destination, thus enhancing the economy and quality of life for all residents. Two terms will expire in 2014. Appointments are made by the governing body.
Citizens Advisory Committees are volunteer committees formed to assist the City’s leaders and departments in providing the highest quality of service to the citizens and guests of the City of Orange Beach. The following are a list of the subcommittees which meet monthly:
Community Development: Building / Planning / Environmental / Coastal Resources
Public Safety – Police / Fire / Emergency Services
Transportation / Engineering (roads, infrastructure) / Public Works / Utilities
Individuals interested in serving or volunteering should submit a letter of interest and resume, including contact information to Cathy Constantino, City Clerk, P. O. Box 458, Orange Beach, Alabama. Letters and resumes may also be submitted via email to email@example.com. Please indicate which board/committee you are interested in serving on, and if more than one, please number in order of preference.
The city will consider all applicants and possible candidates based on the requirements for each respective board or committee. Any citizen can also become a member of the Orange Beach Volunteer Corps and serve as a volunteer for many city events and activities. For more information, contact the City Clerk’s Office at 251-981-6979.