Wanna be a planning board member?

01/09/2014 8:30 AM |
MICHAEL WHITE PHOTO | Riverhead Town Hall on Howell Avenue.

MICHAEL WHITE PHOTO | Riverhead Town Hall on Howell Avenue.

So, think you can be a Planning Board member?

The town is looking for someone to fill a vacancy on its Planning Board left by the recent retirement of 15-year member Lou Boschetti, who is plans to move upstate and chose not to seek another term.

According to the notice on the town website, applicants must be 18 years old, a U.S. citizen and a town resident and “should demonstrate a background in one of the following disciplines: architecture, historical preservation, urban planning, environmental planning or landscape design.”

The Planning Board meets on the first and third Thursday of each month and members are required to attend yearly training. The pay is $9,000 per year.

Interested applicants should send resumes and cover letters to the Town of Riverhead Personnel Department, 1295 Pulaski St., Riverhead, NY 11901 or fax them to 727-1768.

Supervisor Sean Walter said he plans to leave the position open until the end of January and will have members of the town personnel committee and others review applications and make a recommendation to the Town Board.

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