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Volunteer Now to Serve on a Town Advisory Body

Post Date:04/13/2018 3:04 PM

The Town of Garner appoints residents to serve on a number of advisory committees and commissions. Residents who serve on these boards and commissions perform a community service using their skills, interests and initiatives to make a difference. Whether you’re interested in community appearance, recreation activities or land-use practices, the Town of Garner has opportunities for you to volunteer to share your time and talents.

The Planning Commission: This commission needs members who reside outside of the Town limits and within Garner’s exterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ). It requires some candidates to have experience in fields such as architecture, planning, development, landscaping, the arts or other fields related to urban design or appearance. This commission meets the second Monday of each month at 7 p.m. at Town Hall.

Senior Citizens Advisory Committee: This committee serves in an advisory capacity with the Town of Garner in planning, coordinating and directing of programs and activities at the Garner Senior Center. Committee members must be eligible to participate in senior activities by being at least 55 years of age. The committee meets bimonthly every third Friday at 9 a.m. at the Garner Senior Center.

You can email, fax or mail your application to, fax (919) 229-4052 or mail to Town of Garner, 900 7th Ave., Garner, NC 27529 Attention: Rebecca Schlichter. For more detailed information and to download an application to serve, you can visit this page.

Should you have any questions, feel free to contact Rebecca Schlichter at (919) 773-4456.

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