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City of Paris seeks volunteers to serve three-year terms on city commissions

gavel to orderIt’s nearing that time of year again, if you are a resident of Paris and would like to make a difference by volunteerig your time and knowledge by serving a 3-year term on one of the city’s boards or commissions.

The City is accepting applications for positions on the Airport Advisory Board, Band Commission, Building and Standards Commission, Historic Preservation Commission, Housing Authority, Library Advisory Board, Main Street Advisory Board, Paris Economic Development Corporation, Planning & Zoning Commission, Traffic Commission and Zoning Board of Adjustment.

The deadline to submit an application to be considered for a position is May 30, 2014.  City Council will begin the appointment process at their meeting of June 9 and conclude the process at their meeting of June 23.

For more information or to obtain an application, please contact City Clerk Janice Ellis at (903) 784-9248 or at

You can also visit the City’s website at and download the application.

Charles Richards, eParisExtra