Fayetteville seeks 14 volunteers for boards and committees

Fayetteville officials are looking to fill 14 positions on seven of the city’s boards, commissions and committees.

The list of vacancies includes volunteer seats on the Advertising and Promotion Commission, Fayetteville Arts Council, Walton Arts Center Council, and more.

All volunteers must be registered voters who reside within the Fayetteville city limits.

Applications must be mailed or hand delivered to the City Clerk’s office or emailed to [email protected]v by 5 p.m. Friday, May 5.

For more information, call the City Clerk’s office at 479-575-8323.

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Advertising and Promotion Commission (1 opening)

Seats available:
– One owner/manager of a hotel, motel, or restaurant tourism industry term ending 3/31/21

Description:This group administers the Advertising and Promotion Fund, which is generated by the local hotel, motel, and restaurant (HMR) tax. The fund is used for the advertisement and promotion of the city and its environs, and/or construction, reconstruction, repair, maintenance, improvement, equipping, and operation of public recreation facilities.
Meetings: Regular meetings are held the third Monday of each month at 2 p.m. in the Fayetteville Town Center.


Animal Services Advisory Board (2 openings)

Seats available:
– Two citizen at large terms ending 6/30/20

Description: This board acts in an advisory capacity on policy matters of the Animal Services Division, and works to stimulate and encourage communication with the community.
Meetings: Regular meetings are held the first Monday of the second month of each quarter at 6 p.m. in City Hall.


Environmental Action Committee (2 openings)

Seats available:
– One citizen at large term ending 6/30/20
– One science discipline term ending 6/30/20

Description: This committee works to address environmental concerns, to promote a safe and healthy environment, and to maintain the natural beauty of the environment within the city. It makes recommendations to other city committees and to the City Council.
Meetings: Meetings are held at 5:30 p.m. on the third Monday of each month in City Hall.


Fayetteville Arts Council (2 openings)

Seats available:
– One working artist term ending 6/30/20
– One arts and cultural/citizen at large term ending 6/30/20

Description: Helps define the community’s identity and sense of place, promote social interaction, bring the arts into everyday life and memorialize the past while expressing shared values for the future.
Meetings: Regular meetings are held quarterly on the second Wednesday in February, May, August, and November at 6 p.m. at City Hall.


Historic District Commission (2 openings)

Seats available:
– Two citizen at large terms ending 6/30/20

Description: This commission recommends the establishment of historic districts to the City Council. Its basic function is to promote the educational, cultural, economic, and general welfare of the public through the preservation and the protection of buildings, sites, places and districts of historic interest.
Meetings: Regular meetings are held at 5:30 p.m. on the second Thursday of every other month at City Hall.


Telecommunications Board (1 opening)

Seats available:
– One unexpired term ending 6/30/21

Description: The board advises the City Council on telecommunication issues and coordinates and oversees telecommunications franchise systems and use of the public rights of way designated for public access, educational, and governmental (PEG) use in the City of Fayetteville as part of the city’s telecommunication infrastructure.
Meetings: Regular meetings are held the third Thursday of each month at 5:30 p.m. in Room 219 of City Hall.


Walton Arts Center Council, Inc. (2 openings)

Seats available:
– Two citizen at large terms ending 6/30/20

Description: The council is responsible for reviewing and revising, as required, the center’s policies and fee structure, and for recommending to the Walton Arts Center Foundation passage of the annual operating and capital budgets.
Meetings: Meetings are held four times a year at 4 p.m. in the Walton Arts Center.