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Volunteer Opportunities
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We are always looking for volunteers who are interested in the community. There are many volunteer opportunities.  

Boards and Commissions
The City Council appoints citizens to committees and boards to advise the Council on certain decisions and policy matters. These dedicated citizens meet on a regular basis to address current issues and look for ways to make Fairview an even better place to live and work.

Commission / Committee Openings: Brief Description
  • Budget Committee / 2 positions: reviews the proposed budget and has the legal authority to change and portion of the proposed budget and is responsible to pass the City's approved budget. Meets annually, usually in early May. 
  • Planning Commission / 1 position: advises council on long-range, comprehensive planning and land use issues within the city, recommends amendments and policies related to land use, administers and enforces the city's zoning ordinance, helps ensure the city meets all state and regional land use goals. Meets when needed; the second or fourth Tuesday of the month. 
  • Arts & Community Events Advisory Committee / 3 positions: ensures arts and community events continue as an integral part of the community, encourages opportunities to recognize arts and community events, provides coordination and communication for arts and event activities, encourages and work cooperatively with community partners. Typically meets once a month. May schedule additional meetings specific to an event/project.   
  • Economic Development Advisory Committee / 3 Positions: reviews and makes recommendations to promote economic interests for existing and new businesses, encourages private sector job growth, and  provides policy guidance to council. Meets once a month. 
  • Parks & Recreation Advisory Committee / 1 position: makes recommendations on funding projects identified in master plan, ongoing park and recreation planning, fosters positive relationships with park neighbors and local park providers and organizations, and provides policy guidance to council. Meets once a month.  
  • Public Safety Advisory Committee / 2 positions: reviews and makes recommendations on livability concerns related to crime prevention, traffic safety, and police-community partnerships, promotes public education and awareness, and provides policy guidance to the council. Meets once a month. 
 
All interested persons are encouraged to apply. Please submit a completed Boards/Commissions application application to the City Recorder.

Fairview United Neighbors (F.U.N.)
Join F.U.N. - Choose when, where and how to get involved and volunteer. Volunteers serve in four core areas: Event Support, Park Support, East County Recreation Program Support, and City Service Support.

Additional Information

If you need additional information, contact us at (503) 665-7929.