At last night's Conshohocken Planning Commission meeting, member Matt Mittman urged residents to become more involved with the borough and its vision.
There are more ways to get involved than attending planning commission meetings - Conshohocken Borough has openings on several commissions and boards, and is accepting applications.
According to borough manager Francis Marabella, the board will likely speak to the interested applicants in February, and will then make appointments.
Here are the openings:
Conshohocken Human Relations Commission (Three year term, two positions)
The human relations commission provides public education, promotes diversity and inclusion within the borough, acts as a liaison to community groups and civic organizations, and serves as a community organization regarding diversity, anti-discrimination and equality of opportunity throughout the borough.
Business Development Commission (Three year term, one position)
The Business Development Corporation coordinates volunteer efforts of the borough government to foster creative thinking and community outreach to promote the borough as a hospitable climate for the grown and development of businesses of all sizes.
Environmental Advisory Council (Three year term, two positions)
The Environmental Advisory Council (EAC) identifies environmental problems and recommends plans and programs to borough committees and boards to promote and conserve natural resources for the protection of the environment.
Conshohocken Shade Tree Commission (Five year term, two positions)
The Shade Tree Commission makes and enforces regulations for the care and protection of shade trees of the borough. All regulations must be approved by borough council and enacted as an ordinance.
Conshohocken Municipal Authority Board (Five-year term, one position)
The municipal authority acquires, holds, constructs, improves, maintains, operates, owns, and leases the sewer system or parts of sewage treatment works.
Interested candidates should send a letter of intent and resume to:
Francis J. Marabella
Borough of Conshohocken
One West First Avenue, Suite 200
Conshohocken, PA 19428