APPLICANTS NEEDED FOR ORANGE COUNTY

COMMISSION FOR THE ENVIRONMENT

ORANGE COUNTY, NC (June 27, 2017) - One major way citizens can have a positive impact on the future of Orange County is to volunteer to serve on the various County advisory boards and commissions.

The Board of County Commissioners appoints representatives to the Commission for the Environment.  This commission advises the Board of Commissioners on matters affecting the environment with particular emphasis on protection.  It educates the public and local officials on environmental issues.  It also recommends environmental initiatives and studies changes in environmental science and local and federal regulations.  The County Commissioners are currently seeking applicants for Land Resources, Biological Resources and At-Large positions.    

If interested, apply at www.orangecountync.gov/boards.

Orange County strives for diversity on volunteer advisory boards.  Minorities are encouraged to apply.  Applicants must reside in Orange County.  Volunteers appointed by the Board of County Commissioners have an opportunity to influence the way of life in Orange County.

For additional information call Thom Freeman 919-245-2125 or email tfreeman@orangecountync.gov .

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