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The following article was posted on June 13th, 2017, in the Santa Maria Sun - Volume 18, Issue 15 [ Submit a Story ]
The following articles were printed from Santa Maria Sun [santamariasun.com] - Volume 18, Issue 15

Various city committees need representatives to serve

By CARMEN AGUILA-TORNERO

The Block Grants Advisory Committee, Landmark Committee, Library board of trustees, and the Santa Barbara County Library Advisory Committee are now accepting applications for people to serve on the various committees.

The Block Grants Advisory Committee is looking for people who have an understanding of the housing and community development needs and knowledge in providing human services to the community. There will be four vacancies to fill. Members are nominated by individual councilmembers and then appointed by the mayor.

The Landmark Committee is in charge of advising the City Council on the preservation and designation of historical landmarks. This group is made up of five members and currently has one vacancy. Members are appointed by the mayor and then confirmed by the City Council.

The Library board of trustees sets up library rules and regulations. It is made up of five members that advise the City Council on library matters. There is currently one vacancy, and the applicant must be a city resident.

The Santa Barbara County Library Advisory Committee has one vacancy to be filled. The City Council nominates one member. This committee is in charge of reviewing and maintaining the master plan for each county library service zone, making recommendations to keep the library services acceptable, reviewing budgets, and meeting other needs.

Applications are being accepted through June 30. They can be submitted online to the city’s webpage at cityofsantamaria.org or in person to the office of the city clerk located at Santa Maria City Hall, 110 E. Cook St.




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