Morning Brief: Longmont City Council Votes on Board and Commission Appointments

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(Sergio R. Angeles / Longmont Observer)

Written by David Jarvis: On Tuesday night, Longmont City Council voted to make appointments to the 32 board and commission vacancies. The City of Longmont received 54 applications for the 32 open seats and interviews for the appointments were arranged by the city manager office staff and conducted in June.

Of the 54 applicants, two did not qualify for Longmont Downtown Development Authority board, one requested to be withdrawn, and another was not a registered voter in Longmont, according to city council communication.

Below is the list of Board Members that were appointed by the Longmont City Council:

Airport Advisory Board
One (1) unexpired regular member term ending December 31, 2019: Harrison Earl

Art in Public Places Commission
Five (5) regular member terms ending June 30, 2021: Peter Alexander, Robert Glassner, Laurel Alterman, Amy Mann, Frances Parker

One (1) unexpired regular member term ending June 30, 2019: Cynthia Tiger

Board of Adjustment & Appeals
One (1) regular member term ending June 30, 2021: Mark Flower

Board of Environmental Affairs
Three (3) regular member terms ending June 30, 2021: Kate Collardson, Violeta Manoukian

Cable Trust Board
One (1) unexpired regular member term ending June 30, 2020: Phillip Huff
One (1) regular member term ending June 30, 2021: Scott Converse

Downtown Development Authority
Two (2) regular member terms ending June 30, 2022: James Wardell, Thaxter Williams

General Employee Retirement Pension Board (GERP)
One (1) Employee term ending June 30, 2023: Becky Doyle
One (1) Citizen at Large term ending June 30, 2023: Gordon Pedrow

Library Advisory Board
One (1) regular member term ending June 30, 2023: Mark Springfield

Master Board of Appeals
One (1) unexpired regular member term ending December 31, 2020: Geri Boone

Money Accumulation Pension Board (MOPC)
One (1) regular active employee term ending June 30, 2021: Erik Mason

Museum Advisory Board
Three (3) regular member terms ending June 30, 2021: Dale Bernard, Kristina Carlson, Eve Lacey

Senior Citizens Advisory Board
One (1) unexpired alternate member term ending December 31, 2020: Jeanine Tarrant

Transportation Advisory Board
Three (3) regular member terms ending June 30, 2021: David Droege, Neal Lurie, Jackson Wood
One (1) unexpired regular member term ending June 30, 2019: Rebecca Parrott

Water Board
One (1) regular member term ending June 30, 2023: Roger Lange

Longmont Housing Authority
One (1) regular member term ending June 30, 2023: Jean Christopher

OUR Center Seeks Donations for OUR Community Market

 

Photo from foodpantries.org

Written by Macie May: The OUR Center is seeking donations for their OUR Community Market.

“Our Market serves up to 100 families per day with nutritious food to stretch a household’s budget to meet all of their basic needs,” states the OUR Center newsletter.

Items needed include:

* Tuna
* Peanut Butter
* Canned fruit in juice
* Low-sugar cereals
* Hearty, low-sodium soups
* Pasta (other than spaghetti)

Food donations are accepted each weekday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the south receiving door of the OUR Center, located at 220 Collyer St., Longmont. If donating on weekends or major holidays donations are accepted through the front door.

To learn more about the OUR Center visit https://www.ourcenter.org/.

Applications Available for HOPE Board of Directors

HOPE logo (Facebook @hopeforlongmont)

Written by Macie May: “HOPE provides life-sustaining and supportive services for homeless and at-risk individuals to encourage stability and self-sufficiency,” is the mission statement of HOPE.

The organization announced in a newsletter that applications are available to join the HOPE board of directors.

HOPE is looking for members of the community who possess the following characteristics:

•Passion for HOPE’s mission and cause
•Demonstrated interest in Board service
•Some experience in HOPE’s area of service
•Able to attend required meetings
•Demonstrated service to nonprofit community

To learn more about the qualifications for candidates, the board of directors job description and the application form click here.

For questions contact Lisa at lisa@hopeforlongmont.org or call 720-494-4673.


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