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City seeks applicants for positions on rate review committee, commission

The city of Newberg is seeking applicants to serve on the Affordable Housing Commission (AHC) and the Citizen’s Rate Review Committee (CRRC). Applications are available online at bit.ly/1KNqsFB or in the city recorder’s office in city hall, 414 E. First St.

There are two vacancies on the AHC. The committee consists of three mayor-appointed members who will review applications for Newberg’s Affordable Housing Trust Funds (NAHTF) to determine project eligibility and evaluate the applications based on the selection criteria. The commission will provide recommendations to the City Council, which will have final approval over project applications. The commission will also meet annually to prepare other federal applications for consideration by the city council. Meeting times for the commission are as necessary.

There are two vacancies on the Citizens’ Rate Review Committee (CRRC), which is comprised of eight appointed citizens who will review, analyze and discuss rates necessary to operate the city’s utility funds efficiently. The committee meets bi-annually to discuss utility rates and may meet as needed to discuss special projects. Applicants must reside within city limits and be a consumer of Newberg’s utilities.

For more information, call City Recorder Sue Ryan at 503-537-1283 or email her at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..