City of Coos Bay has openings on Tree Board and Parks Commission

Coos Bay City Hall (File/SBG photo)

COOS BAY, Ore. -- The City of Coos Bay is seeking volunteers to fill positions on the Tree Board and Parks Commission.

Applications are available from the City Manager’s Office at City Hall, by calling (541) 269-8912, or on the City’s website at

Applications will be accepted in the City Manager's Office through 5 p.m. on January 23, 2018.

Applicants will be contacted to schedule interviews with the City Council.

  • Tree Board - The Tree Board, Coos Bay Municipal Code 8.30, was established by ordinance No. 181 for the purpose of providing regulations for the planting and protection of trees and shrubs within the City of Coos Bay. The Board consists of seven members appointed by the City Council for four-year terms, and they meet on an as-needed basis. There is currently one opening of an unexpired term on the Board.
  • Parks Commission – Membership is comprised of one Councilor, one Planning Commissioner, one representative of a service club, one representative of the landscape design profession or business, one representative of the design profession, and three citizen-at-large positions. Applicants must be a resident of the City of Coos Bay. The Parks Commission meets once a month, although during winter months if there are no items to bring to the Commission, meetings are not held. There is currently one opening of an unexpired term for a citizen-at-large.
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