SEBASTIAN - The city of Sebastian is seeking volunteer members for four committees. Applications and further information are available from the City Clerk’s office and the city website.

The Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee has two openings, one expiring in May 2020, the other in May 2022. This committee reviews recreation needs and makes recommendations to City Council. The Parks and Recreation committee meets on the fourth Monday of each month at 6 p.m. in the council chambers, 1225 Main Street, Sebastian.

The Natural Resources Board has one opening. The term will expire July 2020. This board meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. in the council chambers. This board holds the city’s annual Earth Day event and advises City Council on environmental issues with a three-pronged focus on preservation, regulatory programs and asset management. This is a volunteer position and applicants must be a city resident.

The Construction Board has three openings: electrical contractor position, term expiring Sept. 2019; HARV contractor position, term expiring Sept. 2019; contractor position, term expiring Sept. 2021. Applicants must be city residents, and these positions are subject to financial reporting requirements. The Construction Board approves applications for contractor licensing and conducts licensing violation hearings.

The city is seeking a city resident to represent Sebastian as an alternate member on the Metropolitan Planning Organization Citizen Advisory Committee. This Indian River County committee meets the first Tuesday of the month at 2 p.m. in Vero Beach. The committee provides citizen input into the MPO planning process and ensures public involvement in that process.

Applications and more information are available in the City Clerk’s office, City Hall, 1225 Main Street, Sebastian, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., or at At the website, click “Board Vacancies” on the left menu to see full descriptions of all vacancies. Call the City Clerk’s office at (772) 388-8215 with any questions and to inquire about any special qualifications.

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