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Topeka Human Relations
12/05/13: The Mayor announces two positions with the Human Relations Commission will be up for appointment- one on 01/31/14 and the other on 02/28/14. This is a city-created board requiring members be nominated by a council person. The Mayor will be accepting nominations until January 3. Members must be residents of the city and be drawn from diverse racial, ethnic, commercial, industrial and other segments of the community.
Topeka Sustainability Advisory Board
11/25/13: The Mayor announces four positions up for appointment on the Topeka Sustainability Advisory Board This is a city created board that requires that members be nominated by the council. The Mayor will be accepting nominations until December 27, 2013.
Two positions requiring experience/ expertise in environmental field: one to fill unexpired term ending 01/31/15; one expiring 2/28/14. These positions require the individual must be currently licensed, have a degree in, be engaged in, or have substantial past experience in the fields of environmental assessment, waste reduction, recycling, energy conservation and/or natural resource conservation or a similar field relating to the environment or conservation.
Two at large positions: one to fill unexpired term ending 2/28/15 and one to serve a two year term, open immediately. Applicant must be a resident of Topeka.
Topeka Citizen Advisory Council
11/22/13: The Mayor announces one open position with the Topeka Citizen Advisory Council that will be up for appointment to fill an unexpired term ending 2/28/15. The appointment is open immediately. This is a city-created board requiring members be nominated by a council person. The Mayor will be accepting nominations until December 23.
This position is an at-large position requiring the member come from disciplines such as construction trades, architecture, appraising, real estate sales, public finance, mortgage lending, legal, real estate development, residential property management, commercial banking, construction material suppliers, fund raising, neighborhood planning, zoning, engineering or other disciplines relevant to housing and neighborhood development.