Applicants Sought for Medford Boards and Commissions
Published on July 29, 2022
Medford Mayor and City Council are looking for people interested in serving on City Boards, Commissions and Committees. To qualify for most positions, applicants must maintain a physical residence, own real property or own a business within Medford’s Urban Growth Boundary.
BICYCLE AND PEDESTRIAN ADVISORY COMMITTEE (3-year term)
One partial-term position (term expires 01/31/2024). Meets monthly. The Committee advises the Transportation Commission on plans and issues related to non-motorized transportation in the City of Medford. Candidates are sought to represent pedestrian interests, cycling interests and other non-motorized transportation modes.
BUDGET COMMITTEE (4-year term)
One partial-term position (term expires 01/31/2024). Meets primarily in the spring to review the City’s budget document prior to forwarding its recommendation to the City Council. Appointed member will also serve on Medford Urban Renewal Agency Budget Committee.
COMMISSION ON ACCESS, DIVERSITY, EQUITY AND INCLUSION (3-year term)
One partial-term position (term expires 01/31/2024). Meets monthly. The Commission advises the City Council on access, diversity, equity and inclusion strategies that strengthen connections and improve success in diverse community groups and with City government.
PARKING COMMITTEE (3-year term)
One partial-term position (term expires 01/31/2023). Meets monthly. The Committee advises the Transportation Commission on matters related to parking in the Central Business District. Position must be filled by a Central Business District property/business owner, business employee or resident.
SITE PLAN & ARCHITECTURAL COMMISSION (4-year term)
One partial-term position (term expires 01/31/2025). Meets twice monthly. The Commission is the approving authority for Site Plan and Architectural Review, looking at architecture, landscaping, signage and any other improvements of new development projects and existing structures. Position is at large.
TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION (3-year term)
One partial-term position (term expires 01/31/2023). Meets monthly. The Commission works with the Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee, the Parking Committee, the Traffic Coordinating Committee and the Transportation Advocacy Committee of the Medford/Jackson County Chamber of Commerce (TRADCO) to advise the City Council and the Planning Commission on all matters affecting transportation policy in the City of Medford and surrounding area. Position is at large.
TREE COMMITTEE (3-year term)
One partial-term position (term expires 01/31/2025). Meets monthly. The Committee advises the Parks & Recreation Commission on matters regarding trees in the right-of-ways and parklands.
YOUTH APPLICANTS SOUGHT FOR MEDFORD BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS
To qualify for these positions, applicants must reside within City limits and be enrolled in one of the following schools: South Medford High, North Medford High, Cascade Christian High, St. Mary’s High, Central Medford High, Public Charter High Schools or may be home schooled. All youth positions begin July 1 and end June 30. Additional information can be obtained by calling (541) 774-2000.
YOUTH MEMBER OF THE ARTS COMMISSION (1-year term)
One partial-term position (term expires 06/30/2023). Meets monthly on matters pertaining to the selection, acquisition, restoration and preventive maintenance of public art. Also advises the City Council regarding arts promotion, encouragement of the arts and artistic performances to help foster broad participation in and an understanding of the arts and their value to the Medford community.
YOUTH MEMBER OF THE CEMETERY COMMISSION (1-year term)
One partial-term position (term expires 06/30/2023). Meets monthly. The Commission makes recommendations to the Parks & Recreation Commission regarding the funding and operation of the Eastwood Cemetery. The Commission also works to secure donations and bequests for the Cemetery Trust Fund.
Are you ready to apply to serve on a City Board, Commission or Committee? If so, please complete our online application or if you need a paper copy please contact the City Manager's Office at email@example.com or 541-774-2000.