Park Ridge seeking volunteers for civic commissions

City is accepting applications to fill one position on the Civil Service Commission; two positions on the O’Hare Airport Commission; two positions on the Community Health Commission (one with substance abuse counseling background, through Aug. 31, 2017), and one adult commissioner for a position on the Youth Services Commission.

Want to learn more about the positions? You can view the responsibilities and qualifications by visiting the City of Park Ridge website, searching Boards and Commissions.   Interested individuals should complete an application, available online (search Boards & Commissions) or at City Hall. Applicants are strongly encouraged to review past Board or Commission minutes to better understand the business that is conducted, although it is not a requirement.

Completed applications should be returned to Deputy Clerk Peterson at or by fax, 847/318-5300 by February 21. Any candidate recommended to the Acting Mayor for appointment will be required to have a non-fingerprint criminal background check.

Volunteers are an essential part of and a precious resource in Park Ridge. By donating your time and talent, you are contributing to the spirit of volunteerism within the community, making Park Ridge a better place to live and work. The Mayor’s Advisory Board is chaired by Alderman Marc Mazzuca and members include Alderman Nicholas Milissis, Ald. Roger Shubert, and Ald. John Moran.

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