The following is a press release issued by the City of Framingham today at 9 a.m.
FRAMINGHAM – Today is the last day to apply for a City of Framingham Board, Commission or Committee position. We encourage the community to visit the site to view full descriptions of each board, committee and commission as well as any news and updates regarding vacancies and the online application:
If you have served on a board, commission or committee, thank you for your dedication. Unless you are an elected official your term will expire June 30, 2018.
You must complete the online application if you are interested in continuing to serve your community. In accordance with the Framingham Home Rule Charter Article X, Section 7 (t), “…the terms all members of multiple-member bodies, unless otherwise provided for by this charter, shall be abolished as of June 30, 2018 or when successors have been appointed, whichever is later.”
In accordance with the Framingham Home Rule Charter, Article III, Section 3 (b), “The Mayor shall appoint the members of committees, boards, commission or officers for whom no other method of appointment or selection is provided by the Charter. All such members of committees, boards, commission or officers, with the exception of members of the board of assessors, shall be residents of Framingham. The Mayor may also appoint such ad hoc committees or working groups as the Mayor deems appropriate to advise the mayor on matters affecting the municipality. The Mayor shall strive to the extent practicable to seek appointees to such committees, boards, commissions and/or offices from the entire city, reflecting both demographic and geographic diversity of membership.”
City of Framingham boards and commissions that issue licenses or permits, such as the Conservation Commission, Licensing Board, Planning Board, Zoning Board of Appeals and the Board of Health will require you to complete a full application packet. Click here to see a list of current positions available.