Thank you for your interest in the City of Lake Oswego and in volunteering your time to serve on a Board or Commission. The Boards and Commissions play an important role in helping Lake Oswego be a better community, raising citizen voices on important issues, making decisions and also advising the City Council.
Council is recruiting for two positions, as well as one alternate position.
The Natural Resources Advisory Board reviews trends in air, water, and land quality within the Urban Service Boundary of the Comprehensive Plan; assists in the development and implementation of plans and policies to protect, restore, and enhance the environmental quality within the Urban Service Boundary; and encourages conservation of natural resources and preservation and enhancement of the ecosystems, open space, and natural corridors. It has seven regular members plus one member under 18 years old. Meetings are the second Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m.
In order to fully understand the position that you are applying for, please do take the time to review the Natural Resources Advisory Board's website and documents. Also, it is strongly recommended that you attend a meeting of this board before you interview with the city council. For meeting dates, please review the City Calendar.
No less than a majority of the Natural Resources Advisory Board shall be residents of the City of Lake Oswego. Any members not residing in the City shall reside within the City's Urban Services Boundary. Below is the online form to complete in order to be considered for a position.
The form has sections for All Applicants, New Applicants (person who is not currently serving on the Board/Commission for which you are applying) and Returning Board/Commission Members (currently serving on the Board/Commission for which you are applying). Applicants will receive acceptance confirmation on the webpage upon submitting the form. Individuals will receive email confirmation upon submitting the application.
When completing, as with any public document, please keep in mind that all information provided on this application is subject to disclosure in accordance with Oregon Public Records Law. Thank you for taking the time to pursue a volunteer assignment. It is the dedication of residents in Lake Oswego that make it what it is today.