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Recruitment for New City Conservation Board

The City of Livingston is looking to fill five (5) city-citizen positions and one (1) youth seat on the newly created City Conservation Board.

The purpose of this Board is to identify opportunities for the City of Livingston to reduce costs and promote sustainable growth by implementing energy-efficient equipment, procedures, or systems, and incorporate renewable energy when feasible. The Board shall act in an advisory capacity to the City Commission on topics such as building efficiency strategies, renewable energy, recycling, tracking of energy use, and energy-saving initiatives.  Additionally, the Board can aid in community-wide sustainability education and promote opportunities for citizens to fund private energy-saving projects.

To be eligible for consideration you must be a U.S. citizen who is at least 18 years of age or (15-19 for the youth seat), a qualified elector, a resident of Park County, the State of Montana and the City of Livingston for at least 30 days, non-felon of sound mind and willing to submit to a child protective services name-based background check.  

To establish the overlapping terms of office, the appointment of three Conservation Board members shall be for a one (1) year term and two members shall be appointed to two (2) year terms and the youth member will be appointed in the first July after the Board is created.  Thereafter all other appointments will be for 2-year terms.

Applications are available:

  1. Online at http://www.livingstonmontana.org/living/city_commission/creating_boards_and_committees.php
  2. In-person at the City Offices located at to 414 East Callender Street, Livingston, MT 59047
  3. By mail.  Call Lisa Harreld at (406) 823-6009 or Faith Kinnick at (406) 823-6002 to request one by mail, applications received by mail must be received no later than November 30th.

Interested in sharing your time and talents?  Applications will be accepted in person or by mail beginning November 1, 2019, through 5 pm on November 30, 2019. 

Applicants are encouraged to include a resume or bio, and a short cover letter outlining why you would like to serve on the City Conservation Board, what special skills, talents, or resources you offer and what you hope to accomplish as a member.

Applicants will be interviewed in December. Appointments are anticipated to occur on January 7, 2020, at 5:30 p.m. during the regular City Commission meeting.

Board meetings will occur on the second Thursday of each month at 5:30 pm in the Community Room of the City/County Complex.

If you have questions about this or any other City Board/Committee vacancies, contact Faith Kinnick at (406) 823-6002.

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