The City of Essex Junction Seeking Committee Members

The City of Essex Junction has the following opportunities for community members to support, advise, and guide our municipality.

Applicants must be residents of the City of Essex Junction.

All positions receive a $50 per meeting stipend to provide financial assistance for your participation.

For new applicants, please tell us why you are interested in joining the committee, what education, experiences, and background you bring to the committee, and what you hope to accomplish during your term. 

For current members wishing to be re-appointed, please tell us why you want to be re-appointed, what you have enjoyed about your time, what you have accomplished, and what you hope to accomplish in another term. You can complete these questions in the following form: 

https://forms.gle/CXnHTtwdFZoCa5aR6.

Current Opportunities

Updated: July 14, 2022

Capital Review Committee

Number of openings: 1

Role: The Capital Program Review Committee examines all of the City of Essex Junction's municipal capital needs (streets and highways, water, vehicles, buildings) and develops a prioritized list of capital improvement projects. The Capital Program Review Committee is comprised of a member of the Board of Trustees, one member of the Planning Commission, and three citizen volunteers.

Meeting Frequency: As needed, approximately quarterly

Term Length: 3 years

More information: https://www.essexjunction.org/boards/capital-program-review-committee

Tree Advisory Committee

Number of openings: 1

Role: The Tree Advisory Committee is an advisory organization that works with the CityTree Warden to promote the improvement and preservation of a healthy environment as it relates to public trees. The committee provides a mechanism for the planting, maintenance, protection, and removal of trees on public streets, parks, and City-owned properties. 

Meeting Frequency: 1x/month; 5:30 p.m. on 3rd Tuesday

Term Length: 3 years

More information: https://www.essexjunction.org/boards/tree-advisory-committee

Chittenden Solid Waste District

Number of openings: 1

Role: The Chittenden Solid Waste District is a municipality created to implement solid waste management mandates legislated by the State of Vermont. The District is governed by a Board of Commissioners representing the communities of Chittenden County, Vermont. 

The Chittenden Solid Waste District's mission, is to reduce and manage the solid waste generated within Chittenden County in an environmentally sound, efficient, effective, and economical manner. 

Our vision is that products are designed to be reused or recycled, and our community fully participates in minimizing disposal and maximizing reuse and recycling.

Meeting Frequency: 1x/month; 6 p.m. on 4th Wednesday

Term Length: 2 years

More information: https://cswd.net/about-cswd/cswd-board-of-commissioners/    

VERMONT PUBLIC RECORDS LAW

Under Vermont's Public Records Act, 1 V.S.A. §§ 315-320, any person has the right to request inspection or copying of a public record from government agencies, including municipalities. 

Documents in the possession of public officials for municipal business are classified as public records and are available to the public unless excluded under the Public Records Act. 

Applicants are discouraged from submitting information considered proprietary unless it is deemed essential for proper evaluation of the application. However, if the application contains information that the applicant considers to be trade secrets or confidential, the pages containing that information should be identified.

Please note, some information in a public record may be redacted, narrowed, or denied in accordance with State law if it could reasonably be expected to constitute an unwarranted invasion of personal privacy.