COMMISSION MEMBERS NEEDED:
Thorne Bay is currently seeking persons interested in being appointed to the following Boards and Commissions:
Planning & Zoning Commission – (7 vacancies) Planning Commission Performs the city-wide functions of planning,platting and zoning for the city. This commission shall consider and advise the city council concerning the removal, location, widening, narrowing, vacating,abandonment, change of use, or extension of streets, alleys, grounds, open spaces, and buildings. The Commissions consists of not more than 11, but not less than 5 commission members. Meets the 1st Monday of every Month.
Streets & Roads Commission – (7 vacancies) a 7-member advisory commission – develops and prepares a priority program for the maintenance, repair, construction and funding of roadways within the City of Thorne Bay. The priority program shall address but not be limited to vehicle and pedestrian safety, present and future uses, road classification, right of way and roadway ownership, parking and economic impacts to the local business,residents and city in general. Recommendations should be based on sound engineering practices using local, state and federal guidelines for streets and roads. (Meeting dates have not been established)
The City of Thorne Bay is asking that anyone with interest in the Streets and Roads Maintenance within Thorne Bay, sign up for the commission. We need the community feedback to determine the best actions for moving forward on a long term maintenance plan.
Contact the City Clerk for the complete Commission Recruitment Posting, or visit our website at www.thornebay-ak.gov/current-issues/
Streets and Roads Commission.
This commission will consist of 7 members.
The streets and roads commission shall consist of members from the community and the number of commission members shall be:
two (2) from the South Thorne Bay Subdivision,
two (2) from North Thorne Bay,
one (1) from the Goose Creek Subdivision,
one (1) from Greentree Heights Subdivision, and
one (1) at large member.
All of who shall be property owners within their respective areas. Members shall be appointed by the chief administrative officer and confirmed by the council. Commission members shall elect a chairperson from members, subject to confirmation by the council, to conduct the affairs of the commission.