Thursday, February 2, 2012

Vacancies on Town Boards & Committees


The Citizens Advisory Committee was created by the Charter under Section 4-3, Power of Appointment Subsection (b) that states in part, “The town manager shall form a citizen’s advisory committee to help in evaluating and selecting those individuals for appointment. The number and terms of office of the committee shall be established by ordinance.”

Mission Statement: The mission of the Citizens’ Advisory Panel is to assist the Town Manager during the recruitment, selection and appointment process of all Bridgewater’s appointed boards, committees, and commissions that the town manager is responsible for appointing.

In fulfilling its mission, the panel will along with other tasks:

Publicize vacancies
Review candidates applications, profiles/resumes
Interview candidates
Provide recommendations to the Town Manager

Recommendations will be based on the qualifications of those who apply and mission of the entity they are applying for an appointment to. All vacancies will be publicized as they occur. Individuals appointed may not serve for more then four consecutive terms.

Current vacancies include:
Citizens Advisory Committee
Zoning Board of Appeals
Board of Assessors
Energy/Master Plan Committee
Historical Commission
Water/Sewer Commission

We are always looking for interested citizens to serve!

Other committees include:

Planning Board
Board of Health
Conservation Commission
Historic Districts Commission
Golf Commission
Recreation Commission
Senior Center Trustees
Council on Aging
Veterans’ Council

Volunteer today and be part of the solution. The application for volunteer positions is available at http://www.bridgewaterma.org/Government/BCC/CAC/CACApplication.pdf. Applications can be sent to the attention of the Town Manager at 66 Central Square, Bridgewater, MA 02324 or to lsullivan@bridgewaterma.org.

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