PAWTUCKET â Mayor Donald R. Grebien announced that his administration is once again seeking letters of interest and availability from residents who wish to serve on one of the city's numerous boards and commissions.
"Encouraging participation in our city government by residents throughout our diverse community will always be a high priority of my administration," Grebien said. "As part of my transparency pledge, I would like to hear from everyone who would like the opportunity to serve on one of our boards or commissions."
A full list of the boards and commissions is available on the city's Web site at www.pawtucketri.com. Anyone who wishes to serve is required to be a Pawtucket resident and at least 18 years old. All appointments are subject to available openings. Submissions should be received by Friday, Jan. 18, 2013.
Letters with a background resume should be mailed to the Mayor's Office, Pawtucket City Hall, 137 Roosevelt Ave., Pawtucket, RI 02860 or sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. In the body of the letter, please state on which board or commission you would like to serve, and your general availability.
Information sent by anyone who has previously submitted to serve remains on file for consideration and does not have to be re-submitted unless they wish to update their resume or the boards and commissions on which theyâd like to serve.
"Public service allows all our residents the opportunity to play an important role in shaping the future of their city,â Grebien said. âOur boards should reflect the diversity of our community - by culture, gender and every other measure - to the greatest extent possible, and I encourage everyone's involvement.â