Gilbert looks to fill openings on two more boards

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The town of Gilbert is seeking applicants to serve on its Industrial Development Authority and Self-Insured Trust Board. (Tom Blodgett/Community Impact Newspaper)

The town of Gilbert is seeking applicants to serve on its Industrial Development Authority and Self-Insured Trust Board. (Tom Blodgett/Community Impact Newspaper)

The town of Gilbert has announced it is looking for applicants to fill openings on two more town boards and commissions.

The openings are:

  • Three volunteer positions for six-year terms on the Industrial Development Authority. The authority is a public corporation that recommends to Gilbert Town Council projects the town should endorse for tax-exempt, low-interest bond financing made available by federal law for certain eligible construction projects. It typically meets annually.

  • One volunteer position on the Gilbert Self-Insured Trust Board. Trustees, who have three-year terms, serve as fiduciaries to the town’s self-funded medical and dental plans as well as the workers’ compensation plan and management of the trusts. They provide oversight of plan administration and financials and make recommendations to council regarding risk retention and reinsurance options and funding requirements. The board typically meets quarterly or as needed.


The deadline to submit an application is 11:59 p.m. Jan. 31. More information and the application can be found on the town website.


The town previously announced an opening for an attorney to serve on the Judicial Selection and Advisory Board.
By Tom Blodgett
Raised in Arizona, Tom Blodgett has spent 30 years in journalism in Arizona and is the editor of the Gilbert edition of Community Impact Newspaper. He is a graduate of Arizona State University, where he now serves as an instructional professional in the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication and editorial adviser to The State Press, the university's independent student media outlet.


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