Budget Committee Vacancies

The Madras Redevelopment Commission is seeking letters of interest to participate on its Budget Committee. Anyone interested in serving on the committee is asked to submit a letter of interest by Tuesday, January 12, 2016 to the Madras Redevelopment Commission, Attn: Finance Director, 125 S.W. “E” Street, and Madras, Oregon 97741. The Commission will make appointments to the committee at its regular meeting on Wednesday, January 20, 2016.
Requirements for serving on the Budget Committee are as follows:
1. Reside within the Urban Renewal District boundaries. The Urban Renewal District boundary is defined as the Madras community area consisting of two miles from the Madras city limits, excluding the City of Metolius.
2. Be a registered voter.
3. Serve a three year term.
4. Attend the Budget Committee meetings to be held in March and April. This is generally two meetings held in the evenings.
5. Attend special meetings when the need arises.
6. Receive no compensation.
The Budget Committee consists of the members of the local governing body and an equal number of citizens at large. At least one meeting must be held to receive the budget message and budget document and to hear from the public. When the Budget Committee is satisfied with the proposed budget, including any additions to or deletions from the one prepared by the budget officer, it is approved; however, by law the governing body may make changes in the approved budget.
INTERESTED CITIZENS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. If you have questions, please contact the Finance Department at the City of Madras at 541-475-2344 with questions.
Publish: January 6, 2016