28 October 2021
Apply for a new commission examining upcoming developments and other openings
Volunteered to serve on a new commission providing advice on the design of new developments as well as other openings on Lakewood Boards and Commissions. The deadline to apply is November 15th, unless otherwise specified. Find specific qualifications at Lakewood.org/GetOnBoard.
Design review boardThere are five openings for four-year terms until March 31, 2025. Applicants must demonstrate competence in design review by having a background in architecture, design and town planning. The Panel is involved in the creation of design guidelines for new development in Lakewood and has the authority to assess design review requests in designated areas of the city. The recommendations made by the commission are based on the criteria of the adopted design guidelines. The commission is to meet four times a year.
Lakewood Advisory BoardThis commission has several openings. In their advisory role to city council, members research specific issues of interest to residents and make recommendations for potential action. Members should plan to attend the full committee meeting and one committee meeting each month. Applicants must also attend (either virtually or by watching previously recorded meetings on LakewoodSpeaks.org) both a full committee meeting and an individual committee meeting before applying. For more information, visit Lakewood.org/LAC. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.
Victims Assistance Compensation BoardThere is an opening for a mandate that expires September 30, 2022, for a representative of a victim assistance program. This council reviews compensation claims from victims of crime through an application process, oversees the Victims Fund and ensures that funds are used in accordance with the law. Meetings are held monthly at 8 a.m. on Tuesdays at the Lakewood Police Department.
Local Noxious Weed Advisory CouncilThere is an opening for a term until May 31, 2022. This council is responsible for reviewing and approving noxious weed management plans generated by complaints received from adjacent landowners. It is not responsible for reviewing or approving municipal weed management plans for municipal properties. Meetings take place as needed, but typically take place one to three times a year for about two hours. Members should be qualified by their experience and training to decide matters relating to landscaping, agriculture and natural resource management.
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