Nampa Mayor Debbie Kling is seeking applications to fill vacancies on the City of Nampa’s Bike and Pedestrian Advisory Committee, Building and Site Design Standards Committee, Arts and Historic Preservation Commission and Nampa Golf Commission. A total of eight volunteer openings are available and those interested are encouraged to submit their application by January 24, 2022.
BIKE AND PEDESTRIAN ADVISORY COMMITTEE (3 openings)
The Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee is comprised of seven individuals whose purpose is to advise the city on matters regarding development of the bicycle and pedestrian facility network throughout Nampa. The appointed members will serve a three-year term beginning in March 2022. The Nampa Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee meets the second Thursday of every month from 4-5 p.m. in Nampa City Council Chambers, unless announced otherwise.
BUILDING AND SITE DESIGN STANDARDS COMMITTEE (1 opening)
The Building and Site Design Standards Committee is comprised of seven citizens-at-large, having background and interest in community design such as architects, engineers, planners, designers, developers, builders, businesspersons and landscape architects. The committee reviews projects forwarded by staff, requested by the applicant, which are greater than 5,000 square feet or complicated in nature. The committee reviews projects for compliance with design review standards from various code sections within Title 10.
Appointed members of the committee must have resided in the city for at least one year prior to the appointment and must remain a resident of the city or the impact area, as defined by the current comprehensive plan, during service on the committee. The board meets at 12:30 p.m. on the third Monday of each month at Nampa City Hall. The appointed member will serve a currently vacant four-year term which will begin January 1, 2022 and expire on December 31, 2025.
ARTS AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSION (2 openings)
The Arts and Historic Preservation Commission exists to increase the appreciation of the arts, culture, and history among Nampa's citizens and to create and maintain an atmosphere conducive to the fullest expression of all forms of art and history in order to provide artistic satisfaction to the artist and to enrich the lives of all Nampa citizens. This commission consists of seven members, all appointed by the mayor and confirmed by the city council. The mayor shall endeavor to appoint at least two members with professional training or experience in the disciplines of architecture, history, architectural history, urban planning, archaeology, engineering, law, or other historic preservation related disciplines, as set forth in the secretary of the interior's historic preservation professional qualification standards. These appointments will serve three-year terms, beginning on April 1, 2022.
NAMPA GOLF COMMISSION (2 openings)
The Nampa Golf Commission is responsible for directing and managing the affairs of the two city-run golf courses: Centennial Golf Course and Ridgecrest Golf Club. One board opening, specific to Centennial Golf Course, will serve two years (3/1/2022 – 2/28/2024) and the other is for a general opening to serve a five-year term (3/1/2022 – 2/28/2027). Board meetings are typically held the third Tuesday of each month at Nampa City Hall at 9 a.m.
DEADLINE: All applications are currently being accepted through Monday, January 24, 2022.
TO APPLY: Interested individuals are encouraged to download the application form at cityofnampa.us/serve and submit both a simple resume and a letter of interest expressing reasons why they would like to serve via email to Chief of Staff Rick Hogaboam at email@example.com or deliver/mail to Nampa City Hall at 411 3rd Street South, Nampa, Idaho 83651 by deadline.
Mayor Kling said, “The volunteers on the City of Nampa’s boards and commissions are greatly appreciated and valued. Their service helps to improve our community and ensure Nampa is a safe and healthy community where people thrive.”
Applicants must be appointed by Mayor Kling and confirmed by the Nampa City Council before beginning their term of service.