The Oak Ridge City Clerk’s office is currently accepting applications to fill vacancies on four city boards.
The Anderson County Economic Development Association (ACEDA) and the Convention and Visitors’ Bureau (CVB) have one vacancy each. The Environmental Quality Advisory Board (EQUAB) has three vacancies, one of which is for a high school representative. The Traffic Safety Advisory Board (TSAB) has one vacancy for a high school representative.
The terms of offices are as follows:
|City Board||Term of Office|
|ACEDA||Balance of an unexpired term ending on December 31, 2017|
|CVB||Balance of an unexpired term ending on December 31, 2018|
|EQAB||Balance of an unexpired term ending on December 31, 2016, and an unexpired term ending on December 31, 2018. The term for the high school representative is a one-year term commencing at the time of appointment|
|TSAB||One-year term commencing at time of appointment|
As a requirement, all applicants must be residents of the City of Oak Ridge to be considered. High school pepresentatives must be a student at Oak Ridge High School as well as an Oak Ridge resident.
Interested residents must complete a Boards and Commissions Application available on the City Clerk’s departmental website or by visiting www.oakridgetn.gov/online/cityclerk/bcelections. Applicants may also attach additional documents that includes cover letters, references, and resumes. The application allows residents to choose and rank their top three board choices for membership consideration.
Paper editions of the online application are also available in the City Clerk’s Office located in Room Number 109 in the Municipal Building.
To be considered, completed applications must be submitted to the City Clerk’s Office by 5 p.m. on Friday, July 1, 2016. Late applications will not be considered.
Interested residents can also visit the city’s website to learn about the different boards’ composition, purpose, and meeting schedules, and to review the special qualifications for membership to certain boards.
The election to fill the vacancies is scheduled to occur at the July 11 City Council Meeting.
For more information, contact Oak Ridge City Clerk Mary Beth Hickman at (865) 425-3411 or by e-mail at [email protected].
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