Volunteer (Non-Paid) Position--Boise Parking Stakeholder Advisory Committee

City of Portland | Portland, OR

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Posted Date 1/24/2023
Description

PBOT wants to fully understand parking and transportation issues in Boise so we can come up with equitable and effective solutions. We are seeking 11-15 people to advise us on a comprehensive parking management plan which could include a new kind of parking permit program, with new tools and techniques to try out and potentially parking meters. Members do not need parking expertise but should be familiar with their local area parking patterns and issues.

PBOT is looking for diverse perspectives, interests, and lived experience with parking and transportation in Boise such as residents, employees, regular visitors to the Boise neighborhood, property and business owners, as well as those who fit the descriptions below. It is critical to the success of the project that we hear from everyone directly affected especially:

  • Long-term residents who drive and own vehicles
  • Small business owners or managers
  • Black residents and others displaced from North and Northeast Portland who regularly visit Boise and Albina neighborhoods
  • Employees who live outside the neighborhood
  • Residents with young children
  • Residents and employees with disabilities or who have mobility challenges
  • Renters and residents of multifamily buildings

If your lived experience is not listed, still consider applying.

Members will help advise on every aspect of the plan, including the process for outreach, planning, and decision-making; the boundaries of the study area; the boundaries, hours, and rules of a possible permit program; as well as ways to make any changes to parking more equitable and sustainable.

Members will attend regular Committee meetings, roughly 10-15 meetings between April 2023 and June 2024, about 2 hours per month. Meetings will be open to the public and be held virtually or in a hybrid in-person/virtual format. Members may also attend optional open houses, focus groups, or surveys, but will not be required to do so.

Save the date for the first Committee meeting on either April 10, 12, 18, 19. The meetings will be held on Zoom in the late afternoon or early evening. If you know you cannot make any of these dates, please still apply. We will determine a regular meeting schedule that works for the committee members.

Applications are due by 11:59pm on Tuesday, February 28, 2023. A selection committee made up of volunteers of two existing parking committees, a community representative, along with a member of PBOT's Transportation Justice committee, will review applications. All personal identifying information will be removed before applications are reviewed. The selection committee is seeking to fill 11-15 seats on the Task Force representing a diverse group of perspectives. Staff from PBOT's Parking Operations team and Equity & Inclusion team will approve the final list of members.

For more information about the Boise Parking Stakeholder Advisory Committee, click here: Boise Parking Plan | Portland.gov

Voluntary & Confidential Demographic Information

The City is committed to diversity, inclusion, and equity. Completing the demographic information on the application is voluntary, but we encourage you to provide that information. The City uses this information to help ensure that advisory body appointments represent a broad cross-section of community. Your information will not be used during the recruitment nor the selection process. State and federal law prohibit use of this information to discriminate against you. Questions about this may be sent to AdvisoryBodies@Portlandoregon.gov

General Questions

For general questions about the Advisory Bodies program, the volunteer recruitment process, or other upcoming advisory body opportunities please email AdvisoryBodies@Portlandoregon.gov.

COVID – 19 Vaccine Requirement

The work location for this opportunity is hybrid (remote and onsite).
Workplaces across Portland, the United States and the world are making tough decisions about how to protect their employees and community from COVID-19. We, too, find ourselves in the middle of this complex situation at the City of Portland. We are committed to ensuring the health and safety for our employees and our community. As a part of this commitment, all City employees are required to be fully vaccinated, effective October 18, 2021. Proof of full vaccination, or documentation of plans to become fully vaccinated (e.g., partially vaccinated however too soon for second dose, etc.) will be required prior to being hired by the City of Portland. The required vaccination is a minimum qualification requirement to be hired by the City of Portland. We understand that some are unable to be vaccinated for a variety of reasons, including medical and religious/spiritual reasons. Should you be offered employment with the City of Portland, there is an exception process that provides for an exception and reasonable accommodation based on a qualified medical condition or religious/spiritual reason. Exception Request Process for COVID-19 vaccine (Exceptions only apply to candidate(s) offered a position; please do not submit at this time).

Work Location

Currently, many positions with the City of Portland are being performed remotely due to COVID-19. In the future, current positions classified as “full-time remote” could: 1) remain full-time remote, 2) become a remote/onsite mix, 3) revert to full-time at a city work location. As the situation evolves, the exact work location of the position in this recruitment may change based upon leadership direction and approval.

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