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Citizen Advisory Committee (Urban Growth Boundary Analysis) Vacancy

Vacancies: 11

Description: The Citizen Advisory Committee (CAC) for the Urban Growth Boundary Alternatives Analysis is a committee of between 7 and 11 members that will work with City staff, consultants, and other stakeholders to provide reviews of the analysis and key policy recommendations and present a recommendation to the Talent Planning Commission. The CAC will use recently approved policies from the Housing, Economy and Transportation Elements to develop a comprehensive list of land use efficiency measures and to evaluate land for potential inclusion in the Urban Growth Boundary.   

Meetings: Held as necessary. 

How to Apply: Download an application or pick one up at City Hall, 110 E. Main St. in Talent. 

Contact: Zac Moody, Community Development Director, 541-535-7401, zmoody@cityoftalent.org

Application Deadline: February 28, 2018, at 4:00 PM.  



Citizen Advisory Committee (Energy Element) Vacancy

Vacancies: 7


Description: The Citizen Advisory Committee (CAC) for the Energy Element Comprehensive Plan amendment is a committee of 7 members that will work with City staff, consultants, and other stakeholders to develop policies specific to energy generation and conservation and present a recommendation to the Talent Planning Commission.  The CAC will work to refine draft policies derived from the Talent Clean Energy Plan and will include specific objectives and implementation steps in line with Talent's commitment to clean energy.  

Meetings: Held as necessary. 

How to Apply: Download an application or pick one up at City Hall, 110 E. Main St. in Talent. 

Contact: Zac Moody, Community Development Director, 541-535-7401, zmoody@cityoftalent.org

Application Deadline: February 28, 2018, at 4:00 PM.  



Economic Development Commission Vacancy

Vacancies: 7

Description: This is a seven-person commission, with each person serving a four-year term.
The Economic Development Commission provides recommendations to the City Council on how to support and encourage: the retention and expansion of existing business that align with Talent’s other community development goals; a favorable environment to attract and maintain new businesses; and the development of commercial and industrial land, with preference in all cases for businesses that improve livability and/or bring jobs with wages above the Jackson County average to Talent. In support of these goals, the Commission will maintain active communication with Talent's business community to stay informed of opportunities and to be responsive to the business community's current and future needs.

Meetings: Second Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m. 

How to Apply: Download an application or pick one up at City Hall, 110 E. Main St. in Talent. 

Contact: Erin Zelinka, City Recorder, 541-535-1566, ezelinka@cityoftalent.org

Application Deadline: Open until filled.  



Planning Commission Vacancy

Vacancies: 1

Description: This is a seven-person commission, with each person 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: Fourth Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m., and, if needed, the second Thursday. 


How to Apply: Download an application or pick one up at City Hall, 110 E. Main St. in Talent. 

Contact: Zac Moody, Community Development Director, 541-535-7401, zmoody@cityoftalent.org

Application Deadline: February 8, 2018, at 4:00 PM.  



Talent Public Art Committee (TPAC)

Vacancies: 3-4

Description: 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.


How to Apply: Download an application or pick one up at City Hall, 110 E. Main St. in Talent. 

Contact: Ron Hodgdon, 541-535- 1620, hodg1027@mind.net. Please specify your name, contact information and TPAC related interest to be contacted. 



Together For Talent Committee

Vacancies: 6


Description: Interested in becoming a Talenteer?  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: First Tuesday of the month at 3:00 p.m. in the City Hall Conference Room.


How to Apply: Download an application or pick one up at City Hall, 110 E. Main St. in Talent. 

Contact: Erin Zelinka, City Recorder, 541-535-1566, ezelinka@cityoftalent.org



Harvest Festival Committee

Description: Looking for motivated, enthusiastic committee members to help create an event that was even better than the last.

Meetings: Meets monthly beginning in February and twice a month or more as we get closer to the event. 


How to Apply: Download an application or pick one up at City Hall, 110 E. Main St. in Talent. 

Contact: Erin Zelinka, City Recorder, 541-535-1566, ezelinka@cityoftalent.org



Bee City USA

Description: Education on Pollination. 

Meetings: Second Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m.


How to Apply: Download an application or pick one up at City Hall, 110 E. Main St. in Talent. 

Contact: Dolly Warden, 541-897-0065, dolly.warden17@gmail.com



TURA Budget Committee

Vacancies:
4

Description: Members serve two-year terms and meet primarily in June each year.


How to Apply: Download an application or pick one up at City Hall, 110 E. Main St. in Talent. 

Contact: Zac Moody, Community Development Director, 541-535-7401, zmoody@cityoftalent.org



Architectural Review Committee

Vacancies: 5

Description: This is a five-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.  M

Meetings: ​Third Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m.

How to Apply:
Download an application or pick one up at City Hall, 110 E. Main St. in Talent. 

Contact: Zac Moody, Community Development Director, 541-535-7401,
zmoody@cityoftalent.org



Parks Commission

Vacancies: 1 (alternate)

Description: This is a seven-person commission, with each person serving a two-year term. The commission advises the City Council on planning and improvements to City parks and provides oversight to the City’s Summer Recreation Programs. Members are active in raising community awareness of use of City parks and the importance of participation in recreational activities.

Meetings: Second Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the Community Center.  


How to Apply: Download an application or pick one up at City Hall, 110 E. Main St. in Talent. 

Contact: Erin Zelinka, City Recorder, 541-535-1566, ezelinka@cityoftalent.org

For other questions regarding the vacancies, please contact Erin Zelinka at City Hall by calling 541-535-1566 or emailing ezelinka@cityoftalent.org.