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City of Fort Collins Seeks Urban Renewal Board Member

Released on Thursday, February 1, 2018
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City Council is seeking an eligible resident representative for the Urban Renewal Authority (URA) Board. Recent legislation has created an opportunity to expand the current URA Board to 11 members. Additional members will include County, School Board, Special District, and City appointees. City Council will appoint this new board position.

The Urban Renewal Authority’s purpose is to revitalize an area which requires intervention to remedy conditions of blight and to restore economic vitality. The URA Board is charged with policy decision making of the URA, primarily including policy decisions that support and execute on the URA Plan Area objectives set by City Council.

The ideal candidate will have knowledge and/or experience in one or more of the following areas: finance; land planning; architecture; and/or development; and reside within the Growth Management Area (GMA).

The appointment term will be later determined by City Council. Meetings are expected to be scheduled monthly with a time commitment of 4 to 6 hours per month.

To apply, complete an online application. Application deadline is February 23, 2018.