The Medford Mayor and City Council encourage citizen participation in Municipal Government and welcome your interest in serving on a City Board, Commission or Committee. Application forms are available in the City Manager's Office, Room 310, City Hall or you may apply online. Residency in the City of Medford's Urban Growth Boundary is a requirement for serving on most City Boards, Commissions and Committees.
Applications for the following positions will be accepted until positions are filled. Additional information can be obtained by calling (541) 774‑2000.
CEMETERY COMMISSION (3-year term): One full-term position (term expires 01/31/2021). Meets monthly. Commission makes recommendations to the City Manager and City Council regarding the funding and operation of Eastwood Cemetery. The Commission also works to secure donations and bequests for the Cemetery Trust Fund.
HOSPITAL FACILITIES BOARD (5-year term): One full-term position (term expires 01/31/2023). Meets only when called, generally once per year. The Board acts as a conduit that allows nonprofit hospital facilities to float tax-free bonds.
SITE PLAN & ARCHITECTURAL COMMISSION (4-year term): One full-term position (term expires 01/31/2022). To qualify, applicants must be licensed professional contractors. Meets twice monthly. The Commission is the approving authority for Site Plan and Architectural Review looking at architecture, landscaping, signage and any other improvements of new development projects and improvements to existing structures.
UNIFIED APPEAL BOARD (2-year term): One full-term position (term expires 01/31/2020). Meets only when called. Performs the function of those boards created by the Uniform Building Codes, the Plumbing Code, the Electrical Code and the Mechanical Code. Members must have knowledge of the building field. This position must be filled by a local business community member.
URBAN RENEWAL AGENCY BUDGET COMMITTEE (3-year terms): Two full‑term positions (terms expire 01/31/2021). Generally meets one time in odd years to review Medford Urban Renewal Agency’s budget document prior to forwarding its recommendation to the Board of Directors.