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Posted on: February 4, 2020

Town Seeking Applicants for Parks & Recreation Advisory Committee and Tree Advisory Committee

Holly Springs North Carolina

Make a difference and guide the future of Holly Springs by applying to serve on the Parks & Recreation Advisory Committee or the Tree Advisory Committee. The Holly Springs Town Council is seeking applicants for both committees that help shape our community.

Applications must be submitted by Monday, April 6. The Holly Springs Town Council is expected to make appointments in June 2020.

Parks & Recreation Advisory Committee

Provide feedback and guidance to the Holly Springs Town Council and staff about town parks and facilities, Holly Springs Parks and Recreation programs, policies and long-range plans. The council is seeking applicants for three positions with three-year terms on the Parks & Recreation Advisory Committee. 

In addition to providing guidance to council and staff, committee members also inform the general public about the importance and need for park and recreation programs, facilities and services and volunteer to work with staff in facilities, programs and activities. Members assist in planning to meet the present and future needs for program, services, park facilities, open spaces and trails. They also recommend approval of rules and procedures pertaining to the use of public parks and facilities including fees and charges, among other responsibilities.

Click here for the online form to apply.

Tree Advisory Committee

The council also is seeking to fill two member and one junior member (ages 15 and up) positions on the Tree Advisory Committee. The two member terms will be for three years; the junior term is for one year.

Committee members provide assistance with:

  • planning an annual Arbor Day event 
  • guidance about how Holly Springs can maintain good standing with Tree City USA standards 
  • recommendations on methodology for expenditure of funds for the Street Tree Replacement Program 
  • recommendations on methodology and criteria for the removal of diseased street trees (those planted between sidewalks and town streets) or perimeter yard landscapes (those that provide town-required buffers between different developments)  
  • review and recommendations on updates to the town’s tree maintenance guidelines and preferred tree selection criteria 
  • public information initiatives helping residents understand the importance and need for tree preservation and maintenance.

Click here for the online form to apply.

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