Leesburg residents have chance to serve city by filling board seats

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Hey, Leesburgians, if you’ve ever wanted to serve your city, now’s your chance.

Applications are being accepted for openings on the city’s Police Pension Board, Library Advisory Board, Historic Preservation Board, and Planning Commission. Interested residents should submit applications by Wednesday, Aug. 14, to the city clerk’s office, a news release states.

The panels generally meet once each month, and the length of terms, qualifications, and responsibilities vary by board. The City Commission will review all applications and make its selections at a future meeting. Terms for most boards will begin Oct. 1.

Applicants may call the city clerk’s office at 352.728.9732 or find applications and additional information on the Boards and Committees page of the city website at leesburgflorida.gov/government/boards_and_committees.

Leesburg is a city of more than 23,000 residents, and the city government serves twice as many people with its electric, gas, water, and wastewater public utilities. Leesburg also is a central hub for commerce, attracting 50,000 people to work each weekday.

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