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Want to serve on a Cedar Rapids board or commission?

Applications being sought; deadline is May 15

The Veterans Memorial Building is reflected in the CRST tower as the sunset lights up this newer addition to the downtown Cedar Rapids skyline on October 8, 2017. (File photo: Liz Martin/The Gazette)
The Veterans Memorial Building is reflected in the CRST tower as the sunset lights up this newer addition to the downtown Cedar Rapids skyline on October 8, 2017. (File photo: Liz Martin/The Gazette)

CEDAR RAPIDS — Cedar Rapids residents are being sought to serve on a variety of boards, commissions and advisory committees,

Applications are being accepted for all current and upcoming vacancies, some of which include the Board of Ethics, the Board of Adjustment and the Historic Preservation Commission. Applications are due by May 15.

“These advisory groups can be valuable community assets and effective partners with the mayor, City Council and city staff in guiding the future of our community,” according to the city website.

Expanding and diversifying participation in boards and commissions has been one of Mayor Brad Hart’s priorities since taking office in January.

Go online to Cedar-Rapids.org and search “boards and commissions” to find more information about vacancies and expiring terms. To apply, click here. Citizens also can call the City Clerk’s Office at (319) 286-5060 to learn more about the application process.

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