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Apply by October 25th - Vacancies on Main Street Advisory Board
 
Posted on Wednesday September 26, 2018
 

Stockbridge Main Street Advisory Advisory Board

The Stockbridge Main Street Program is one of the 90+ Main Street Programs across the State of Georgia and part of a national network of over 1,800 active Main Street entities.  This community-driven initiative focuses on conscientious revitalization of older, traditional business districts throughout the United States.  The underlying premise of the Main Street concept is to encourage economic development, within the context of historic preservation, in ways that are appropriate for today’s marketplace.  Main Street programs advocate a return to community self-reliance, local empowerment, and the rebuilding of traditional commercial districts based on their unique assets—distinctive architecture, a pedestrian-friendly environment, personal service, local ownership, and a sense of community.

 

The City of Stockbridge is comprised of a group of decisive, action-oriented people.  The Main Street Advisory Board meets once per month on an annual basis, unless otherwise stipulated.  Main Street Committees will meet on an as needed basis.

 

The qualifications required for appointment to the Stockbridge Main Street Advisory Board shall be as follows:

1.     A citizen of this state and the United States;

2.     At least eighteen (18) years of age;

3.     Have a high school education or the equivalent;

4.     Has a genuine interest in implementing policy to create a positive change in the Stockbridge Main Street District;

5.     Has a genuine interest in the successful commercial revitalization in the Stockbridge Main Street District;

6.     Has a genuine interest in historic preservation;

7.     Willing to serve a minimum one (1) to two (2) year term of service;

8.     Willing to attend a minimum of eight (8) hours of approved training;

9.     Willing to attend regularly scheduled, monthly Board and committee meetings during his/her term of service;

10.Willing to volunteer a minimum of (4) hours of time to Stockbridge Main Street programming per calendar year during their term of service (does not include Board meetings and required training); and

11. Has NOT been convicted of a felony involving moral turpitude

  

Main Street Advisory Board Member Available Positions

POSITION

STATUS

TERM

TERM NOTES 

Stockbridge Business Owner/Operator

(Outside of the Main Street District)

Regular Board Member

2 Years

Can be reappointed by City Council

Stockbridge Citizen Representative

Regular Board Member

2 Years

Can be reappointed by City Council

  

The City of Stockbridge is currently accepting applications for the participating on the Main Street Advisory Board in the above-listed capacities.

All candidates must have a demonstrated and sincere interest in downtown development and historic preservation, agree to submit to a full background check and be able to attend monthly meetings on weekday mornings and some weekends.

All candidates must submit a resume or curriculum vitae with their application and be available for a candidate interview if selected to move forward in the process.

Questions concerning the Main Street Advisory Board should be directed to:
Kira Harris-Braggs, Manager
Stockbridge Main Street Program
mainstreet@cityofstockbridge-ga.gov
 

Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 25, 2018 to be considered.


Click here to apply:
https://stockbridge.seamlessdocs.com/f/tzpconx5aj35
 

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