Volunteers Needed for the Highway Advisory Commission
Colorado Springs, CO, November 19, 2014 The El Paso County Board of Commissioners is seeking community-minded citizen volunteers to serve on the Highway Advisory Commission. Applications for the open position are due by December 5, 2014.
The Highway Advisory Commission was created to advise the Board of County Commissioners in matters involving policy and philosophy relating to the Department of Transportation's operations and activities. This board is charged with determining and protecting the best interests of the Entire County. Highway Advisory Commissioners must demonstrate an active interest in the goals and objectives of the Transportation Division, and be willing to work with other members to achieve the goals and objectives and help resolve problems.
The commission consists of nine members who are appointed by the Board of County Commissioners for three-year terms. Five members represent each of the county commissioner districts, with the remaining members representing the county at-large. Commission meetings are held on the third Wednesday of the month at 9:00 a.m.
The Highway Advisory Commission is currently seeking one At-Large representative and one Associate Member. If appointed, members will advise the BoCC and the Transportation and Fleet Division on matters involving policy and philosophy relating to the Department of Transportation's operations and activities.
The volunteer application is located at www.elpasoco.com and can be accessed by clicking on the “Volunteer Boards” link. Applicants are asked to reference the board and position they wish to represent and include a mailing address and daytime phone number. Send completed applications and letter of interest and/or résumés to:
Board of County Commissioners
Attn: Jessica McMullen, El Paso County Executive Administrative Assistant
200 S. Cascade Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO 80903-2208
Applications may also be faxed to 719-520-6397 ATTN Jessica McMullen.
For further information call 719-520-6555.
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