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Posted on: January 1, 2019

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED


Forestry Advisory Board Volunteer

The City of Guthrie is requesting applications for persons interested in volunteering to serve on the Forestry Advisory Board.  All Board and Commission appointments require residency within the City of Guthrie. This volunteer will be appointed at-large by the Mayor with approval of the City Council.
The Forestry Advisory Board serves in an advisory capacity to the City Council on issues regarding the City's development of a community forestry plan and improvement of the urban forest resources within the City. Applicants are chosen based on interest and/or expertise in urban forestry. The Board meets bi-monthly.

Applications are available in the City Manager's office, 3rd floor of City Hall, 101 N. Second St., Guthrie, Oklahoma.

Application open until filled.Applications will be reviewed as needed. 



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Download a printable application



Board of Adjustments

The City of Guthrie is requesting applications for persons interested in volunteering to serve on the Board of Adjustment. For consideration, applicants must reside within the City of Guthrie; the position will be appointed at-large by the Mayor with approval of the City Council. The Board of Adjustment will review appeals in the enforcement of the zoning ordinance. Applications are available in the Planning Department, 2nd floor, City Hall, 101 N. 2nd St.

Application period closes June 1st, 2019 or until filled.Applications will be reviewed as needed.


Apply Online by Clicking Here

Download a Printable Application


ADA Advisory Committee
The City of Guthrie is now accepting applications to serve on its newly formed ADA Advisory Committee. Meeting times will be held on a designated day and time on a monthly basis, and will be coordinated based on schedule of new board members. Apply today!

Must be a resident living within Guthrie City Limits for at least one year.  No individual is eligible to serve on more than two (2) City of Guthrie Boards or Commissions at any one point in time.


The Guthrie City Council established the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Advisory Committee October of 2017 to serve the City as an advisory resource on all matters as it relates to Title II of the ADA.

The ADA was passed by congress in 1990. Title II of the ADA notes that state and local governments “cannot deny services to people with disabilities participation in programs or activities which are available to people without disabilities. In addition, public transportation systems, such as public transit buses, must be accessible to individuals with disabilities.”

The Committees goals and responsibilities include:
  • Provide advice, recommendations to improve accessibility, and identify accessibility needs and issues to new and existing programs, services, and facilities as it relates to Title II of the ADA.
  • Develop relationships with other organizations serving individuals with disabilities as identified by the ADA and actively engage in education and outreach activities as it relates to Title II of the ADA.
  • Annually develop a work plan consisting of goals and objectives for the Committee to pursue.
  • Provide opportunities for the public to comment on alternatives and proposals related to accessibility improvements under consideration and disseminate information to all interested, affected, and/or concerned groups and citizens about plans or decisions related to the Committee’s work.
  • Monitor ADA complaints and direct them to the appropriate agencies and staff (staff for Title II issues and Civil Rights for Title III issues).
  • Seek out opportunities to discuss issues of accessibility with residents and familiarize themselves with the range of public opinion.
  • Consider any issue brought before it by the public that directly relates to issues of accessibility or the ADA.
  • Familiarize themselves with the ADA and status of existing City and County programs, services, and facilities.
  • Actively participate in the ADA Advisory Committee meetings, public information, and community involvement efforts.


Guthrie Park Board

The City of Guthrie is requesting applications for persons interested in volunteering to serve as a member of the Guthrie Park Board. The purpose of the Park Board is to serve in an advisory capacity to the City Council on matters pertaining to the Guthrie City Parks and Recreational areas. The Park Board is a 5-member board who serve 2-year staggered terms, and is appointed by the Mayor. Board members must reside within the Guthrie City Limits and have lived in Guthrie at least one year.  The Park Board meets bi-monthly at Guthrie Public Works Building; meeting information can be found here

Application period is open until filled.Applications will be reviewed as needed. 


Applications are available at the City Manager’s Office, 3rd Floor, City Hall, 101 N. 2nd St. Applications are available on-line under Boards & Commissions. 

Apply Online by Clicking Here





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