Friday, February 20, 2009

Opportunity to Participate in County Trails Decisions

Volunteers Needed for Ada County Parks, Open Space and Trails Advisory Board

The Board of Ada County Commissioners is currently seeking seven (7) individuals interested in volunteering their time to the Parks, Open Space and Trails Advisory Board. This newly formed board of volunteers will serve in an advisory capacity to offer recommendations to the Board of Commissioners in areas related to county parks and recreation opportunities, public recreation trails and open space identification and preservation.

Qualified volunteers must be residents of Ada County and have a passion for recreation facilities management, public trails development and open space preservation. Board members should also have good working knowledge of Ada County’s Comprehensive Plan and understand how its guiding principles impact current and future parks and trails operations and open space preservation throughout Ada County.

Interested residents need to complete a volunteer board application found at the Board of Ada County Commissioners' Office. The Commissioners’ Office is located on the third floor of the Ada County Courthouse at 200 W. Front Street, Boise, 83702. The volunteer board application is also posted to the Ada County Commissioner’s website at After clicking on the Commissioners’ section, click on the “Volunteer Boards & Committees” link.

Completed applications may be hand delivered, mailed, emailed, or faxed to the Commissioners’ Office. Applications may be faxed to: 208-287-7009. Emailed applications should be sent to: Applicants with additional questions may call Recreation and Event Services Department Director Bob Batista at: 208-287-5650 for more information.

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