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City has vacancies on boards, commissions

Mike Conway

Post Date:12/22/2015

Make a New Year's Resolution ' don't just talk, participate

It's easy to sit on the sidelines telling your friends what government should do, it's tougher to actually get involved and play an active role in local government.

People have the opportunity to make their voices heard by sitting on the City's boards and commissions.

There are a total of 10 vacancies on six different boards. People interested can go online and find out more information and fill out an application. People without Internet access can obtain a copy of the application from the City Clerk's Office.

The positions are:

Bicycle Advisory Commission, one seat.

Building and Housing Board of Appeals, one seat.

Measure C Oversite Committee, two northern and one central seat.

Personnel Board, one seat.

Recreation and Parks Commission, two seats.

Regional Airport Authority, two seats.

To obtain an applications and job description, go to the City's website,, and click on the Boards and Commissions button in the left column. To get a paper copy, go to the City Clerk's Office on the first floor of the Merced Civic Center (City Hall), 678 W. 18th St. For more information, call the Clerk's Office at 385-7122.

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