Nampa Mayor Debbie Kling is seeking applications to fill vacancies on the City of Nampa’s Bike and Pedestrian Advisory Committee, Building and Site Design Standards Committee, Development Impact Fee Advisory Committee and Planning and Zoning Commission. A total of nine volunteer openings are available and those interested are encouraged to submit their application by November 1.
BIKE AND PEDESTRIAN ADVISORY COMMITTEE (2 openings)
The Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee is comprised of seven individuals whose purpose is to advise the city on matters regarding development of the bicycle and pedestrian facility network throughout Nampa. The appointed members will serve a three-year term beginning January 1, 2022. The Nampa Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee meets the second Thursday of every month from 4-5 p.m. in Nampa City Council Chambers, unless announced otherwise.
BUILDING AND SITE DESIGN STANDARDS COMMITTEE (2 openings)
The Building and Site Design Standards Committee is comprised of seven citizens-at-large, having background and interest in community design such as architects, engineers, planners, designers, developers, builders, business persons and landscape architects. The committee reviews projects forwarded by staff, requested by the applicant, greater than 5,000 square feet or complicated in nature. The committee reviews projects for compliance with design review standards from various code sections within Title 10.
Appointed members of the committee must have resided in the city for at least one year prior to the appointment and must remain a resident of the city or the impact area, as defined by the current comprehensive plan, during service on the committee. The board meets at 12:30 p.m. on the third Monday of each month at Nampa City Hall. The appointed members will serve a four-year term beginning January 1, 2022.
DEVELOPMENT IMPACT FEE ADVISORY COMMITTEE (2 openings)
The Development Impact Fee Advisory Committee is comprised of six members. All members must reside within city limits. This committee makes recommendations to the mayor and city council regarding development impact fees, land use and capital improvements. At least one of these two openings must be filled by someone in the business of development, building or real estate industry. The committee meets annually as a minimum requirement, with additional meeting dates to be determined, to review proposed changes and updates to the development impact fees. The appointed members will serve a two-year term beginning January 7, 2022.
PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION (3 openings)
The Planning and Zoning Commission serves in an advisory capacity to Nampa City Council on various land use matters and as a decision-making body for a limited range of land use matters. The commission consists of nine members and Nampa residency is required for most members. Members of the commission who are residents must have resided in the city for at least two years prior to their appointment and must remain a resident during their time of service. Commissioners are appointed for six-year rotating terms. Nampa Planning and Zoning Commission meets on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month unless otherwise rescheduled. Public hearings begin at 7:00 p.m., and the commission begins their meeting prior to public hearings as needed to go through business items. Two of these appointed members will serve a six-year term beginning January 1, 2022. One of the appointed members will fill a recently vacated position that expires on December 31, 2022.
DEADLINE: All applications are currently being accepted through Monday, November 1, 2021.
TO APPLY: Interested individuals are encouraged to download the application form at cityofnampa.us/serve and submit both a simple resume and a letter of interest expressing reasons why they would like to serve via email to Chief of Staff Rick Hogaboam at firstname.lastname@example.org or deliver/mail to Nampa City Hall at 411 3rd Street South, Nampa, Idaho 83651 by deadline.
Mayor Kling said, “The volunteers on the City of Nampa’s boards and commissions are greatly appreciated and valued. Their service helps to improve our community and ensure Nampa is a safe and healthy community where people thrive.”
Applicants must be appointed by Mayor Kling and confirmed by the Nampa City Council before beginning their term of service.