Your Community (still) Needs You!
The Town and Village currently have four positions open on three different volunteer boards and committees. Take a look at the list below to see what might interest you and put your skills and talents to use to improve our community!
-The Town of Essex Economic Development Commission is looking for an alternate and a regular member. The Commission generally meets the second and fourth Friday of the month at 8 AM. The mission of the Commission is to assist with the retention, expansion and development of existing business; to assist with the location and development of new industrial and commercial firms to Essex; to plan for development to assure economic diversification and to provide the Selectboard with advice to enhance the community's commercial and industrial base.
-Both the Town of Essex and the Village of Essex Junction are seeking a Channel 17 representative. The CCTV Board oversees all projects, including the contract for the operation of Channel 17. CCTV is responsible for filming public meetings, as well as creating other content.
-The Town of Essex Zoning Board of Adjustment is in search of one member for a three-year term. The committee meets the first Thursday of the month, so long as there are applications to review. The purpose of the Zoning Board of Adjustment is to provide a degree of flexibility to an otherwise rigid system of regulation, to safeguard the rights of property owners and to alleviate the need for minor amendments to the ordinance through the exercise of a degree of administrative discretion as specifically authorized by state statutes.