The Keizer City Council approved four new volunteers for city roles and committees at its meeting Monday, July 1. 

Christopher Wolfert was appointed to the youth councilor position beginning this fall. Natalie Janney was appointed to the Stormwater Advisory Committee. Jeramy Vargus and Lore Christopher were appointed to the Public Art Commission. Bob Shackelford was appointed to the Festival Advisory Board. 

Volunteers needed

The city is still seeking to fill vacancies on other committees.

• Two volunteers are need for the Keizer Points of Interest Committee that researches and identifies Keizer locations with historical, geographical, botanical, or unusual significance.

• Two volunteers are also needed for Budget Committee. The committee meets only in May of each year to review proposed budgets. 

• Three volunteers are needed for the Keizer Planning Commission. The city has guidelines for the composition and organization of this group and members are required to file a disclosure of economic interests. 

• There are also several openings for youth liaisons and pages and are available to Keizer-area high school students. 

Volunteer applications can be picked up at the Keizer Civic Center or downloaded from the city’s website, www.keizer.org. Application received by July 10 will be considered at the July 18 meeting of the Volunteer Coordinating Committee.