Building Board of Appeals in Search of Members

Building Board of Appeals in Search of Members

The City of La Grande is accepting applications for members to the City's Building Board of Appeals.  This Board of Appeals will hear and decide appeals of orders, decision or determinations made by the Building Official relative to the applications and interpretations of the City's Dangerous Building Ordinance.

Members shall be qualified by experience and training to decide upon matters pertaining to building construction, and shall be appointed by and seated at the pleasure of the Council.  The Board will meet infrequently, on an as needed basis.

Persons interested in serving on this volunteer Board may find an application online; by contacting the Building Department at 541-962-1224; the City Manager's office at 541-962-1309; or pick up an application at the Building Department office, or the City Manager's office in City Hall located at 1000 Adams Avenue, La Grande, OR.  Applications should be returned to the City Manager's office by 5:00 p.m., Monday, April 19, 2017.  The next Council Session at which applicants may be appointed to the Board is May 3, 2017.