TREE COMMITTEE – open to residents within the corporate city limits and the Whitefish High School District who have maintained their residency for a minimum of one year prior to appointment. (Maximum of 2 residents from within the High School District). 2-year term beginning June 1st.
CURRENTLY ACCEPTING LETTERS OF INTEREST for 1 member at large who reside within the Whitefish School District.
PEDESTRIAN AND BICYCLE PATH ADVISORY COMMITTEE - open to residents within corporate city limits and residents within the Whitefish High School District who have maintained their residency for a minimum of one year prior to appointment. 2-year term beginning June 1st.
Please submit a letter of interest to the Whitefish Parks and Recreation Department at 418 E Second St. or mail to P.O. Box 158, Whitefish, MT 59937. Applicants are interviewed and appointed by the Park Board.
BOARD OF PARK COMMISSIONERS - the board of park commissioners must be composed of the mayor, or the mayor's designee, and six (6) other persons to be appointed by the mayor, with the approval of the city council. The seven (7) persons to be so appointed shall have the same qualifications for the office of park commissioner as are required by Montana code 7-4-4301 for the office of mayor.
A. Term Of Office:
1. Except as provided in subsection A2 of this section, the term of office of each park commissioner shall be two (2) years from and after May 1 of the year in which he is appointed and until his successor is appointed and qualified.
2. Three (3) of the commissioners first appointed shall hold office for the period of one year from and after May 1 and until their successors are appointed and qualified.
B. Vacancy: Any park commissioner who shall refuse or neglect to attend three (3) meetings of the board between May 1 and April 30 of the following year shall be deemed to have vacated his office, and thereupon his successor may be appointed.
C. Compensation: No park commissioner shall receive compensation for his service rendered under the provisions of this chapter, but the actual and necessary expenses incurred by any member of the board while acting under the orders of the board in the transaction of any business in its behalf may be paid upon being allowed and audited by the board.
D. Oath Of Office: Before entering upon the discharge of his duties, each park commissioner shall take and subscribe the oath provided by Montana code 2-16-211. The oath shall be filed in the office of the city clerk. (Ord. 96-15, 2-18-1997)
If you have any questions, please call the Whitefish Parks and Recreation Department at 406-863-2470.