Date: September 16, 2016

How many volunteers does it take to make a difference? Just one - YOU!

Volunteers grow community - you can help plant the seeds that make a difference in our community. The City of Keizer is soliciting applications for volunteers to be considered to serve on the following committees:

  • Keizer Points of Interest Committee - This Committee was established to identify, authenticate, and memorialize sites of interest located in the Keizer area.  Sites to be identified may be of the historical, geographical, botanical, or unusual.  The Committee meets on the fourth Thursday of each month at 6:00 p.m. (2 Vacancies)

  • Public Art Commission – This Commission reviews, evaluates, selects, maintains, and documents all artwork, public art, and public murals within the city. The Commission may advise the City Council and City Manager on the management, execution, installation, or placement of the artwork, public art and public murals and will recommend guidelines for adoption by the City Council for the selection and placement of the artwork giving preference to Oregon artists. The Commission meets on the fourth Tuesday of every month at 6:00 p.m. (1 Vacancy)

  • Stormwater Advisory Committee – Members of this Committee review guidelines and make recommendations to the City Council on the development of ordinances pertaining to illicit discharge detection and elimination, stormwater runoff control, and stormwater management.  The Committee is seeking applicants who have experience in the development or building industry; however it is not a requirement.  Meetings for this Committee are scheduled as needed and are usually held from 11:30 to 1 p.m. (2 Vacancies)

  • Youth Councilor/Liaison/Page – Opportunities are currently available to Youth for service on various city committees for 2016-17. To apply and for more information, click here.


    Nominations are also being accepted for Volunteer of the Quarter. Please check out the city website Community>Volunteer Information>Recognition to learn more.


    Volunteer applications and Volunteer of the Quarter nominations are available at Keizer Civic Center – City Hall located at 930 Chemawa Road NE, Keizer, or you can request an application be mailed to you by calling City Hall at (503) 390-3700.  Electronic applications are available by clicking here.  For additional information on these volunteer positions, please contact Debbie Lockhart, Deputy City Recorder at (503) 856-3418. 


    Applications/Nominations must be received by noon on Wednesday, October 12  to be considered at the October 20 Volunteer Coordinating Committee meeting.