Apply to serve on Hospital Board, Planning Commission, or Systemic Racism Review Committee
The City and Borough of Juneau is seeking applicants for the Bartlett Regional Hospital Board, the Planning Commission, and the Systemic Racism Review Committee. Volunteers that serve on a CBJ board are part of the backbone of local government. All community members who have the time and interest are encouraged to submit an application. Learn more and apply (click on the yellow Apply button) on the CBJ Boards, Committees, Commissions & Task Forces webpage.
Applications are due by 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, December 1:
- The nine-member Bartlett Regional Hospital Board of Directors governs the hospital. The hospital is an enterprise fund, which empowers the board with the responsibility for the economic viability and oversight of management of medical and operational issues. Regular Hospital Board meetings are generally held on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. There will be three open seats for full terms January 1, 2022 to December 31, 2024. Learn more on the Hospital Board’s website.
- The nine-member Planning Commission reviews and updates the Comprehensive Plan and Capital Improvement Program, as well as city and state projects. The Commission also reviews private and public development plans for compliance with adopted codes and plans, and functions as the Board of Adjustment in reviewing variances and code interpretations. Meetings are scheduled on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. There will be three open seats for full terms January 1, 2022 to December 31, 2024. Learn more on the Planning Commission’s website.
- The seven-member Systemic Racism Review Committee has one current open seat that will begin upon appointment to June 30, 2024. The committee is charged with:
- Developing criteria to advise whether legislation likely includes a systemic racism policy or implication;
- Reviewing all ordinances after introduction and before public hearing to advise whether the ordinance likely includes a systemic racism policy or implication;
- Reviewing all resolutions to advise whether the resolution likely perpetuates systemic racism;
- Presenting options for curing the potential systemic racism or implications; and
- Presenting the Committee’s analysis and conclusions timely to the Assembly in a short statement for each item of legislation.
Apply for a board by going to the CBJ Boards, Committees, Commissions & Task Forces webpage and clicking on the yellow Apply button. The full Assembly sitting as the Human Resources Committee will conduct interviews and make appointments in mid-December, exact date yet to be determined.
For more information, contact Deputy Municipal Clerk Diane Cathcart at 586-5278 or [email protected].