Board Vacancies

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Applications are due Thursday, Dec. 31. 

The City of Helena has the following board openings:

ADA Compliance Committee
One city resident, representing a medical field. The term will begin upon appointment and expire on September 1, 2022.

The ADA Compliance Committee will act as an advisory committee to assist in determination of reasonable accommodations. The Committee may review requests for reconsideration of complaints forwarded by the ADA Coordinator, may make determinations as to the validity of complaints, and my provide descriptions of the resolution of those grievances that have been appealed. The Committee may recommend priorities for making structural changes to public facilities, offer suggestions on how to achieve program accessibility, and review and make recommendations on employment practices and accommodations for compliance.

Citizen Conservation Board
Two citizens to serve as a Student Leader and one citizen to serve as a Health Care Professional. Terms will begin upon appointment and expire on January 29, 2023.

Resolution 20375, adopted August 7, 2017, created a Citizen Conservation Board for the City of Helena. Terms will begin upon appointment and will expire when Resolution 20375 sunsets 60 months from and after its first meeting date unless specifically extended by resolution of the Helena City Commission. This board will support, recommend, report on, and monitor sustainability measures undertaken by the City of Helena.

Civic Center Steering Committee
One citizen to serve as a Visual / Media Arts Representative and one individual who previously served as Civic Center Board member. Terms will begin upon appointment and expire on August 31, 2021.

Resolution 20585 states the City of Helena Commission will identify or create an advisory body by January 2021 for the support of performance, visual and media arts and to provide programmatic oversight of the Civic Center venue.

Helena Open Lands Management Advisory Committee
One citizen to serve on the Helena Open Lands Management Advisory Committee as a city representative. Term will begin upon appointment and expire on June 30, 2023.

The Committee shall perform various functions for the City related to the management of open space properties.

Public Art Committee
One citizen to serve on the Public Art Committee; representing artists, art organizations, designrelated businesses, education and business.

The Public Art Committee assists in promoting the concept of community awareness of and involvement in providing public art in Helena.

Transportation Coordinating Committee
One Citizen at Large, City of Helena member (non-voting).

Memorandum of Understanding between the Montana Department of Transportation, City of Helena and Lewis and Clark County, adopted July 11, 2000 and renewed August 12, 2014, created the TCC. This committee shall manage the executive business of the Helena Urban Area Transportation Plan Update. The Committee shall work closely with the City, County, and State to develop and keep current urban transportation planning, design and construction in the Helena area. The committee shall adopt and recommend implementation of long and short-range transportation programs for the Helena urban area. The committee shall transmit all reports and recommendations related to the continuing transportation planning for the urban area to the various agencies for final adoption and implementation.

Those individuals who have previously applied for any of the listed board vacancies are encouraged to reapply.

Applications are available here

Interested parties may also request an application by email to or by calling 447-8410. Completed applications can be submitted electronically or mailed to the City Clerk’s Office, 316 N. Park Avenue, Room 323, Helena, MT 59623.

The deadline for all board applications is 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 31, 2020.

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