Town Seeks Volunteers for Boards and Committees

Town Seeks Volunteers
Town Seeks Volunteers
TOWN OF RIDGEFIELD SEEKING VOLUNTEERS FOR BOARDS AND COMMITTEES
 
RIDGEFIELD, CT, AUGUST 8, 2018—Vacancies exist on several Town committees.  Information about each committee as well as its specific duties are listed below.
 
Architectural Advisory Committee
The AAC provides timely opinions and advice to the Planning and Zoning Commission about architectural designs and materials of proposed buildings, structures and/or other construction, landscape and site plans, lighting, and signage—to keep it in harmony with the New England village character of Ridgefield and preserve and improve the Town’s appearance and beauty.
 
Cable TV Advisory Council
Bethel, Ridgefield and Danbury—three-town council to address cable issues; Ridgefield representation consists of 3 residents and 1 BOE representative.
 
Commission for the Disabled
The Commission for the Disabled advocates for the rights and needs of citizens with disabilities.  They advise the Board of Selectmen and other Ridgefield officials in ways they can improve public facilities and accommodations, allowing them safe access throughout town.
 
Economic & Community Development Commission
The ECDC seeks to implement orderly and planned economic development in keeping with the character of the Town.  The ECDC is currently looking for candidates with a business background. Their website can be found at: Ridgefielddevelopment.com
 
Insurance & Risk Management Committee (IRMC)
The IRMC members provide advice and counsel to the Board of Selectmen on Town insurance and risk-related matters.
 
Parking Authority
The Parking Authority shall have the power to establish rules and regulations for the parking of motor vehicles within the Town.  The Parking Authority shall have the ability to levy fines and lay out parking areas. 
 
Ridgefield Prevention Council
The RPC is dedicated to providing information and education to our community in an effort to support families and reduce high-risk behaviors in our youth population.  The RPC offers programs to build awareness through:  educational outreach, youth leadership initiatives, community events.
 
Ridgefield Arts Council
The Arts Council works in promoting the Ridgefield arts community through collaborating with arts professionals, organizations, businesses, the Town of Ridgefield, and local citizens. They work in expanding artistic opportunities for the Ridgefield community by planning and supporting events and initiatives.
 
Youth Commission
The Youth Commission, consisting of both youth and adult members, advocates for the youth of Ridgefield.  They work toward increasing participation, planning, and development by the community of youth services.  The Commission is currently seeking adult and teen members.
 
If you are interested in serving on any of these boards or commissions, please call or email the First Selectman’s office at (203) 431-2774 or selectman@ridgefieldct.org.