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Posted on: May 9, 2019

Seeking Volunteers to serve on Town Boards & Committees

The Town of East Longmeadow is seeking resident volunteers to serve on the following Town Boards & Committees:


June 6, 2019


NEWS RELEASE


Cultural Council – 3 open positions

The goal of the East Longmeadow Cultural Council is to fund diverse cultural programs for a variety of audiences/participants.

The East Longmeadow Cultural Council is one of 329 Local Cultural Councils (LCCs) in Massachusetts. Local Cultural Council Program Guidelines describe the LCC program as follows:

In Massachusetts, public funding for the arts, humanities, and interpretive sciences is provided through a central state agency, the Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC), and through a network of local cultural councils that serve every city and town in the state.

“The MCC receives funding from the Massachusetts Legislature and the National Endowment for the Arts.

“Local Cultural Councils (LCCs) are made up of volunteers who are appointed by the community’s chief elected official and who are responsible for making decisions on how they will award the money granted to them by the MCC in ways that will serve local cultural needs.”

Three-year term.


Conservation Commission – 1 open position

The Conservation Commission’s primary responsibility is to protect and preserve the wetlands in East Longmeadow and to this end prohibit disturbance of certain areas. The Conservation Commission is charged with administering and enforcing the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act within the town.

This is for the remainder of a three-year term that expires on 6/30/21.

Zoning Board of Appeals – 1 open position for Associate member

The Zoning Board of Appeals deals with variance requests and administrative appeals to a violation notice sent by our Building Commissioner to a property owner.  An Associate Member shall sit on the Board, in the case of absence, inability to act or apparent conflict of interest on the part of any Board member, or in the event of a vacancy of the regular membership.

One one-year term


Planning Board – 1 open position for Associate member

The Planning Board is the Special Permit Granting Authority and sole approvers of residential, commercial, and business subdivisions, as well as ANR plans.  An Associate Member shall sit on the Board, in the case of absence, inability to act or apparent conflict of interest on the part of any Board member, or in the event of a vacancy of the regular membership.

One one-year term


If you are interested in serving the Town of East Longmeadow on any of these Boards, please fill out application at: https://www.eastlongmeadowma.gov/DocumentCenter/View/5967 and return to the Town Manager’s Office.


Denise Menard, Town Manager

60 Center Square

East Longmeadow, MA  01028


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