Community committees are a great way to get involved with City government. The City has a number of boards, committees, commissions and advisory groups that make recommendations to City Council or City administrative staff. There are several openings right now. To apply for any of these positions, click here.
The City of Bend’s Accessibility Advisory Committee’s (COBAAC) purpose is to assist and advise the City on the most efficient and responsible means by which to make its programs, services, activities and facilities accessible to all of Bend’s residents and visitors. There are two openings. Applications will be accepted until October 23. See the Committee website here.
The Landmarks Commission conducts hearings on planning applications affecting historic resources and acts as an advisory board to the City Council on decisions that could affect historic resources. There is one opening. Applications will be accepted until October 1. See the Commission website here.
The Bend Economic Development Advisory Board (BEDAB) is a board tasked with providing input and policy advice to Council and staff on issues relating to business development and economic growth. There are two openings. Applications will be accepted until September 15. See the Committee website here.
This month, the Bend City Council agreed to create a Human Rights and Equity Commission. Watch for more information about openings soon.
More about all City committees: www.bendoregon.gov/committees