City seeks to fill Military and Veteran’s Commission


Staff report



HUBER HEIGHTS — The City of Huber Heights is looking for citizens to fill the newly-created Military and Veterans Commission.

Applications will be accepted until January 24, 2019 and can be obtained at City Hall, 6131 Taylorsville Road or from the City of Huber Heights website, www.hhoh.org. (Click on Government > Board and Commission Service > Board and Commission Application).

Please note that the deadline for submitting applications has been moved up to January 24, 2019 to expedite the process for getting the Huber Heights Military and Veterans Commission established and operational.

The Military and Veterans Commission was established by City Council legislation in late 2018 to act in an advisory capacity to City Council and the City Manager to create and maintain an atmosphere contributing to the understanding and respect for past and current members of the military to enrich the lives of Huber Heights residents and visitors through honoring the military veterans and recognizing the value of the service they have and do provide.

It’s Mission Statement is “Serving the City of Huber Heights by enhancing the recognition and welfare of all those who have served in the United States Military Services.”

The Military and Veterans Commission will make recommendations to the City Council and the City Manager with respect to military and veteran related issues, ceremonies, events and activities that occur within the City if Huber Heights. Upon request, the Military and Veterans Commission can provide advice and assistance to City residents regarding resources available to members of the military, veterans, and members of their respective families. The Military and Veterans Commission will also act as a conduit of communication and coordination between the local military and veteran community and the City of Huber Heights.

The Military and Veterans Commission will consist of no fewer than five (5) and no more than nine (9) voting members appointed by City Council. The members of the Military and Veterans Commission will be balanced to reflect in-depth knowledge of military and veteran affairs and two-thirds (2/3) of the members must be veterans, active military, or immediate family members such as a spouse, parent, or child. The members of the Military and Veterans Commission will be appointed to staggered three-year terms.

The Military and Veterans Commission will meet once a month at a date and time to be determined or as needed in the Council Chambers the Huber Heights City Hall at 6131 Taylorsville Road, Huber Heights, Ohio.

Applications should be sent to the Huber Heights City Council, c/o Anthony Rodgers, Clerk of Council, 6131 Taylorsville Road, Huber Heights, Ohio 45424 or to arodgers@hhoh.org.

Applicants will be contacted to schedule an interview with Huber Heights City Staff and/or the Huber Heights City Council at a time yet to be determined.

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Staff report