City seeking applicants for several boards

The city is seeking applicants for several boards.

Application forms are available at the city manager’s office, Civic Center, Room 201, by calling 455-8450; or may be downloaded from the city website.

PARKING ADVISORY COMMISSION

There is one opening for a partial three year term through April 30, 2020.

The Ccmmission consists of five members, appointed by the City Commission, and an ex-officio member appointed by the Business Improvement District. Experience or interest in the Great Falls central business district is helpful but not necessary. The Commission advises the City Commission, city manager, and Planning and Community Development staff on matters related to parking issues within the downtown parking district. Applicants must reside within the city limits. Members serve without compensation. For more information, contact Craig Raymond at 455-8530. Applications will be accepted through June 28.

AUDIT COMMITTEE

There is one opening for a three year term from July 1 through June 30, 2022.

The Audit Committee was established by the City Commission in October 1992 and consists of five members to include the mayor, a commissioner, the city manager, the finance department director and a private citizen. During the May 17, 2016 City Commission meeting the City Commission approved to increase the number of members on the committee to include an additional private citizen.

The Audit Committee provides assurance that financial disclosures made by management reasonably portray the City’s financial condition, results of operations and plans and long-term commitments. Experience or interest in financial information is helpful. For more information, contact Melissa Kinzler at 455-8476. Applications will be accepted through June 14.

GOLF ADVISORY BOARD

There is currently an opening on the Golf Advisory Board for the remainder of a three-year term through March 31, 2022. This opening will represent the non-league golfers.

The board consists of five members appointed by the City Commission to represent: City Men’s Golf Association (1), City Women’s Golf Association (1), Malmstrom Golf Association (1), and non-league golfers (2).

The board advises the City Commission, city manager, and Park and Recreation staff regarding operation of the municipal golf courses. The board meets on the fourth Monday of each month at 3:30 p.m. Contact Steve Herrig at 761-1265 for more information. Applications will be accepted through June 18.

ADVISORY COMMISSION ON INTERNATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS

The City Commission is seeking applications for citizens to serve on the Advisory Commission on International Relationships. Currently there are several openings on the Commission.

The Commission consists of nine to 11 members. The commission provides support, coordination and exchange of information for international programs in the community. Meetings are generally held the fourth Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. in the Rainbow Room of the Civic Center. For more information contact Krista Artis at 455-8450. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

GREAT FALLS HOUSING AUTHORITY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

There is one opening for a non-tenant member for a five-year term from July 1 through June 30, 2024.

The GFHA Board consists of seven commissioners appointed by the City Commission; two tenant members and five non-tenant members. The tenant applicants must be a resident of the Housing Authority properties, living on the main site, Austin Hall, Sunrise Courts, Yeoman Tynes, Russell, Sand Hills, Holland Court Apartments or be a tenant participating in the GFHA Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program. Non-resident members should have expertise in the areas of law, architecture, real estate, engineering, finance, clergy or social work.

The Housing Authority provides safe, decent, sanitary, and affordable housing for the community’s low income residents. They also set policy for operation and management of public housing properties, HUD-Section 8 programs, and other affordable housing programs. The Board also serves as the loan committee for the city’s housing rehabilitation program.

Board meetings are held the third Thursday of each month at noon, for about two hours. For more information, contact Greg Sukut at 453-4311. Applications are being reviewed.