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Posted on: September 21, 2022

Applications sought for multiple board openings

board position opening

Nampa Mayor Debbie Kling is seeking applications to fill vacancies on a variety of boards and commissions within the City of Nampa. A total of 24 volunteer openings are available and full details on the openings are available at 

AIRPORT COMMISSION (1 opening): Applicants must reside in Nampa or the surrounding impact area. The appointed member will serve a four-year term beginning January 1, 2023, ending on December 31, 2026.

ARTS AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSION (3 openings): The preferred applicant will possess professional training or experience in the disciplines of architecture, history, architectural history, urban planning, archaeology, engineering, law, or other historic preservation related disciplines, as set forth in the secretary of the interior's historic preservation professional qualification standards. One of these appointments will fill an existing vacancy, term expiring on March 31, 2024. The other appointment will serve a three-year term, beginning on April 1, 2023, ending on March 31, 2026.

BUILDING AND FIRE CODE ADVISORY BOARD (4 openings): Qualified applicants must be qualified by experience, association or training to evaluate matters pertaining to building construction. These appointments will serve two-year terms, beginning in January of 2023. 

DESIGN REVIEW COMMITTEE (4 openings): The applicant should preferably have a background and interest in community design, such as architects, engineers, planners, designers, developers, builders, businesspersons, and landscape architects. The appointed member will serve a five-year term beginning January 1, 2023, ending on December 31, 2027. 

DEVELOPMENT IMPACT FEE ADVISORY COMMITTEE (4 openings): 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 but no more than two of these four 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, 2023 and ending on January 6, 2025.

GOLF COMMISSION (2 openings): One current position, specific to Ridgecrest Golf Course, will serve a two-year term starting March 1, 2023. The other position is for a general opening to serve a five-year term starting March 1, 2023. 

LIBRARY COMMISSION (1 opening): This appointment will serve a five-year term, beginning January 1, 2023 to December 31, 2027.

PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION (3 openings): 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. Two of these appointed members will serve six-year terms beginning January 1, 2023. One of the appointed members will fill a vacated position that expires on December 31, 2023. 

VENUE MANAGEMENT COMMISSION (2 openings): These appointed members will serve five-year terms, beginning February 9, 2023, ending on February 8, 2028. 

Nampa Mayor Debbie Kling said, “Nampa is at its best when our residents are helping to guide decisions. Thank you to our current boards and commission members for their work and to all those who consider serving in the future.”  

DEADLINE: All applications are currently being accepted through Wed., October 26, 2022.

TO APPLY: Interested individuals are encouraged to download the application form at and submit a letter of interest expressing reasons why they would like to serve via email to Chief of Staff Rick Hogaboam at [email protected] or deliver/mail to Nampa City Hall at 411 3rd Street South, Nampa, Idaho 83651.

Applicants must be appointed by Mayor Kling and confirmed by the Nampa City Council before beginning their term of service.

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