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Commission & Committee Openings


Planning Commission Vacancy
There is currently 1 vacancy for the Planning Commission. This is a seven person commission each serving a four year term. The Commission is responsible for community planning and development review related to all land use issues as specified in City Codes and State law. They meet once a month or more as needed. Members participate in the development of the City’s Comprehensive Plan, Zoning and Land Division Codes.  Meetings are held the 4th Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m., and, if needed, the 2nd Thursday.  Applications are available on the City’s website click here or they can be obtained at City Hall, 110 E. Main St. in Talent.  If you are interested and have more questions, please contact Zac Moody, Community Development Director at 541-535-7401 or by email at
.  Closing will be on November 9, 2017 at 4:00 PM.  

Talent Public Art Committee (TPAC)
Currently TPAC is looking for 3-4 volunteers for specific projects and/or to become TPAC members to enjoy a greater hands-on involvement in developing the arts in Talent. So whether you’re just interested, ready to go or you’re looking to support the arts with your time or just financially, give us a call. Call Ron Hodgdon at 541.535.1620 or email: Please specify your name, contact information and TPAC related interest to be contacted. 

Together For Talent Committee
Interested in becoming a Talenteer?  There are currently 6 openings. Each term is 2 years. This is a great Committee to be involved in if you have a passion for trees, trails, forums and want to help make Talent an even better place to live and work.  Meetings are every 1st Tuesday of the month at 3:00 PM in the City Hall Conference Room.

Harvest Festival Committee
Looking for motivated, enthusiastic Committee members to help create an event that was even better than the last. The Committee meets monthly beginning in February and twice a month or more as we get closer to the event. 

Bee City USA
Education on Pollination.  Meets the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 6 PM for location and more information contact Dolly Warden at 541-897-0065 or email:

TURA Budget Committee
Currently there is 4 openings for the TURA Budget Committee. Members serve 2 year terms and meet primarily in June each year.

Architectural Review Committee
To reestablish this committee we need 5 members for the Architectural Review Committee.

This is a 5-person committee with no specified terms.  The ARC advises the Planning Commission and City Council on Design Review criteria for the Historic District in Talent.  Reviews development applications for new or renovation projects in the Old Town area.  Meets every 3rd Tuesday of the month at 6:00 p.m.

Parks Commission
There are currently 1 Alternate vacancy for the Parks Commission. This is a seven person commission each serving a two year term. The commission advises the City Council on planning and improvements to City parks and provides over site to the City’s Summer Recreation Programs.  The commission meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the Community Center.  Members are active in raising community awareness of use of City parks and the importance of participation in recreational activities.

For other questions regarding the vacancies please contact Kimberlyn Collins at City Hall:
541-535-1566 or email:  You can stop by City Hall for an application or find one online at