Here is the calendar of meetings of the Oak Ridge City Council and boards and commissions for February 2015: [Read more…]
By Mark S. Watson, Oak Ridge City Manager
The City of Oak Ridge is one that prides itself on the interest, knowledge, and involvement of its citizens in local government. Oak Ridgers are always willing to add a different perspective, technical information, and just darn good opinions on topics that affect them.
On January 12, 2015, the Oak Ridge City Council will appoint citizen volunteers to fill vacancies on boards and commissions that have occurred due to term expiration and attrition from the board membership.
Applications must be received in the City Clerk’s office by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, December 31.
Over the past years, the City Council has found it sometimes challenging to fill the vacancies of its various boards. People are busy, and getting busier! Some feel that many governmental matters require special knowledge. Others have not thought of providing their talents to shape their community. [Read more…]
The deadline to apply to serve on city boards and commissions has been extended to December 31.
This year’s process is similar to previous years in that interested residents must complete a Boards and Commissions application and may 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.
The application is available on the City’s website at www.oakridgetn.gov. Applications are also available in the City Clerk’s Office, Room Number 109, in the Municipal Building, located at 200 South Tulane Avenue. [Read more…]
The deadline to apply for Oak Ridge boards and commissions is Friday, November 7. The applications are due by 5 p.m. Friday.
With less than a week remaining, city staff would like to encourage those who are interested in serving on a board to complete the 2014 Boards and Commissions Application, which is available on the City Clerk’s website, or residents can obtain paper copies in the City Clerk’s Office located in Room Number 109 in the Municipal Building, a press release said.
The election for these boards in the end-of-year recruitment will take place at a special meeting of the Oak Ridge City Council scheduled for Monday, December 15. [Read more…]
The City of Oak Ridge is gearing up to begin the end-of-year recruitment for board and commission members. The recruitment process began October 1, a press release said.
This year’s process is similar to previous years in that 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. [Read more…]
The Oak Ridge City Council will have a mid-year election on July 14 to fill vacancies on municipal boards and commissions.
The Oak Ridge City Clerk’s Office started accepting applications on June 2. To be considered, applicants must be Oak Ridge residents and complete an application by noon Friday, June 20, 2014. Late applications will not be considered.
The boards and commissions with vacancies include Board of Building and Housing Code Appeals, Convention and Visitors Bureau, Oak Ridge Housing Authority, Recreation and Parks Advisory Board, Senior Advisory Board, and Traffic Safety Advisory Board.
Visit the city’s website for more information.
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has appointed Oak Ridge Mayor Tom Beehan to the state Air Pollution Control Board.
It was one of 91 appointments to 45 state boards and commissions announced by the governor’s office on Thursday.
“Tennessee will be well-represented on these boards and commissions, and I want to thank these men and women for their commitment to serve their fellow Tennesseans,” Haslam said. [Read more…]
Oak Ridge has announced the results of the Dec. 16 special meeting to elect members of boards and commissions and a board of directors for a new Oak Ridge Land Bank.
Here are the results:
ELECTIONS—EXISTING BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS [Read more…]
Oak Ridge is now accepting applications from residents who want to serve on the board of directors of the new Oak Ridge Land Bank Corp.
The board will have seven directors, and one of those will be an Oak Ridge City Council member. All directors must be residents and taxpayers in the City of Oak Ridge, a press release said. Preference may be given for applicants in the following fields: banking, real estate, and legal. [Read more…]
The deadline to apply for openings on Oak Ridge city boards and commissions is Friday.
The city began recruiting for the positions on Oct. 1. There are roughly 46 expiring or vacant terms on various boards and commissions, a press release said. [Read more…]
The Oak Ridge City Council on Monday appointed 43 members to 17 city boards and commissions. Some of the appointees are new board members, and others are incumbents.
Some were for designated positions. For example, two hotel representatives were appointed to the Oak Ridge Convention and Visitors Bureau, and one City Council member was appointed to the Planning Commission.
Here is a list of the appointments:
The Oak Ridge City Council is scheduled to fill 43 positions on 17 boards and commissions during a special meeting tonight.
The boards include two of the most high-profile bodies, the Industrial Development Board and Oak Ridge Municipal Planning Commission.
Others include the Beer Permit Board, Board of Building and Housing Code Appeals, Oak Ridge Convention and Visitors Bureau, and Recreation and Parks Advisory Board.