The city of Riverside is asking citizen-activists to consider volunteering their time on multiple boards and commissions that serve as advisory panels helping the City Council make policy-making decisions, it was announced Monday.

“The mayor and council members value the input from our community volunteers,” City Clerk Donesia Gause said. “Serving on a board or commission creates a vital link between the city meeting the needs of the community.”

Seats are available on the following advisory bodies:

— Aging Commission;

— Airport Commission;

— Budget Engagement Commission;

— Community Police Review Commission;

— Cultural Heritage Commission;

— Commission on Disabilities;

— Ethics Board;

— Human Relations Commission;

— Human Resources Board;

— Library Trustees Board;

— Museum Board;

— Park & Recreation Commission;

— Planning Commission;

— Public Utilities Commission; and

— Transportation Board.

Members are appointed to four-year terms. Applicants must live in the city and be a registered voter, according to the clerk’s office.

The deadline to apply is Nov. 15. More information is available at www.riversideca.gov/cityclerk/boards-commissions. Interested parties may also contact the clerk’s office during working hours at 951-826-5557.

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