COMMUNITY LEADERS NEEDED - VOLUNTEER NOW!
The Lakeland Board of Commissioners is accepting applications from Lakeland residents willing to serve in the following volunteer positions:
Lakeland Board of Appeals (BOA) one vacancy. The BOA hears appeals on variances and other specified matters, normally planning oriented. This board meets “as needed” at 6:30 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month.
Lakeland Design Review Commission (DRC) three vacancies. The DRC reviews the design, sign, lighting, and landscaping plans of commercial businesses. The DRC currently meets at 6:30 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month.
Lakeland Economic Development Commission (EDC) two vacancies. The EDC is charged with developing a City environment conducive to the recruitment and retention of businesses. The EDC serves as a liaison between the City, its businesses, and the citizens of Lakeland. The EDC currently meets at 6:30 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of each month.
Lakeland Parks and Recreation Board/Lakeland Natural Resources Board (PRB/NRB) three vacancies. The PRB reviews and recommends park development plans, recreation programs and recommends locations of new parks. The NRB considers matters and makes recommendations related to the conservation of natural resources. The PRB/NRB meets on the second Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m.
"Vacancies" includes current members who are eligible for and may apply for reappointment for another term.
For additional information or application, contact City Hall by phone at 867-2717, by email: email@example.com, or visit the City’s website at www.cityoflakeland.com. Applications are being received until 4:30 p.m. on Monday, November 28, 2005