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City of Cottonwood is seeking members for several boards and committees

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The City of Cottonwood is seeking candidates for various positions on various boards and commissions. The positions are volunteer positions and provide residents with an opportunity to help serve the City of Cottonwood.

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The City of Cottonwood is seeking candidates to fill two seats on the Board of Adjustment, each for a full three-year term

This volunteer position is appointed by the City Council and is unpaid. All five committee members must be Cottonwood residents and live within city limits.

The Council is a quasi-judicial decision-making body that handles deviation requests and appeals against decisions of the zoning manager. Additional details on the Board of Adjustment’s authorized procedures can be found in Arizona Revised Statutes Section 9-462.06. Training is available.

The Commission generally meets only when necessary throughout the year

Cottonwood residents interested in serving the community are encouraged to consider applying for this volunteer position. Applications for the Council/Commission are available from the Human Resources Office, located at 821 N. Main Street, by calling 928-340-2713, or online at www.cottonwoodaz.gov/368/Volunteer-Opportunities. Completed applications must be submitted to the Human Resources Department by June 10, 2024.

For more information about the Commission, please contact Scott Ellis of the Community Development Department at 928-634-5505 x 3321.

The City of Cottonwood is seeking candidates to fill one seat on the Planning and Zoning Commission for a full three-year term.

This volunteer position is appointed by the City Council and is unpaid. All seven committee members must be Cottonwood residents and live within city limits.

The Commission is responsible for reviewing land use proposals (conditional use permits, zoning, subdivisions, code changes, and other special planning projects), as well as issues related to architectural style, building design/materials, colors, landscaping, signage, etc. The Preference is given to applicants with a design-related background, education or experience including architecture, landscape architecture, interior design, planning, visual arts, etc.

The Commission generally meets once a month, but may also meet as part of a public hearing if necessary. Continued presence is essential

Cottonwood residents interested in serving the community are encouraged to consider applying for this volunteer position. Applications for the Commission are available from the Human Resources Office, located at 821 N. Main Street, by calling 928-340-2713, or online at www.cottonwoodaz.gov/368/Volunteer-Opportunities. Completed applications must be submitted to the Human Resources Department by June 10, 2024.

For more information about the Commission, please contact Scott Ellis of the Community Development Department at 928-634-5505 x 3321.

The City of Cottonwood is seeking candidates to fill one seat on the Historic Preservation Commission for a full three-year term

This volunteer position is appointed by the City Council and is unpaid. The available seat must be filled by a resident of the incorporated city of Cottonwood

The Commission consists of seven members, five of whom are residents of the city. The two members who do not have to be residents of the city must have substantial ties within the corporate limits of the city, such as owning real estate, owning a business, employment within the city limits, or based on other factors determined by the city are considered relevant. Council. Professional experience in architecture, planning, history, archeology, or construction is highly desirable, but not required.

The Commission has an advisory role in matters related to historic preservation, works to increase public awareness of the values ​​of historic preservation efforts, helps develop procedures to protect and enhance historic resources, implements and organizes fundraising events for the local historic grant fund, organizes and attends an annual tour of historic properties, volunteers to assist with various historic property surveys related to state historic preservation grants, maintains a historic preservation plan for the City of Cottonwood and performs various other duties in which the Commission wishes to participate.

The Commission also reviews development within historic districts, maintains the inventory of local historic properties, and helps designate historic landmarks for inclusion on the National Register of Historic Places.

This is a working committee; A certain level of time commitment is expected of each member for projects and events outside of the typical monthly meetings. Committee members can expect to spend approximately 4-8 hours per week, plus time at events; More hours may be required in the weeks leading up to the events.

Historic Preservation Commission meetings are generally held on the 4th Wednesday of each month from 6:00 PM. Dates may change due to holidays and as needed

Any resident interested in serving the community is encouraged to consider applying for this volunteer opportunity. Applications for the Commission are available at the Human Resources Office, located at 821 N. Main Street, or online at www.cottonwoodaz.gov/368/Volunteer-Opportunities. Completed applications must be submitted to the Human Resources Department by June 10, 2024.

For more information about the Commission, please contact Tina Hayden in the Community Development Department at 928-634-5505, x 3320.

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