Opportunity to Volunteer for Bedford Committees
The Town of Bedford has a variety of opportunities for volunteers. Bedford is always seeking residents who are registered voters to fill vacancies Town Committees. A list of committees is as follows:
Municipal Affordable Housing Trust
Bedford Housing Partnership
Depot Park Advisory Committee
Patriotic Holiday Committee
Dog Park Task Force
Petitioners’ Advisory Committee
Energy Task Force (ad hoc)
Capital Expenditure Committee
Town Manager Search Screening Committee*******
Community Gardens Task Force
Zoning Board of Appeals
*Indicates current opening
These vacancies correspond with many areas of expertise and/or interest; however, professional experience is neither a requirement nor a necessity for appointment.
The terms of office vary between one-year and staggered three-year terms. Most committees meet monthly in the evening. Residents who would like to volunteer for any committee are encouraged to call the Town Manager’s office at 781-275-1111 for information regarding the committee’s membership, responsibilities and its schedule and location of meetings. All meetings are open to the public.
Any Bedford resident who is a registered voter is encouraged to apply by completing a Volunteer Questionnaire found online at www.bedfordma.gov.