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Four receive parks advisory board terms

The Shelton City Council on March 1 appointed four people to its Parks and Recreation Committee, two of them continuing their service and two new to the group.

Debra Dozier and Sue Patterson will continue with new four-year terms. Melissa Stearns and Mel Schneider applied for the remaining openings.

Stearns will serve a four-year term, and Schneider will fulfill the term vacated by Chris Wright through the end of this year.

The Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee makes recommendations to the city council on future parks and recreation sources, makes recommendations on park use and regulations, serves as a liaison to the community and assists in comprehensive planning efforts.

City seeking civil service commissioner

The City of Shelton is accepting applications to fill a voluntary vacancy on the Civil Service Commission.

Applicants must be U.S. citizens and live within Shelton city limits.

The Civil Service Commission, a three-member volunteer board, is responsible for the administration of rules and examinations for the Shelton Police Department. The commission also establishes and administers civil service rules and regulations in compliance with state law.

Commissioners have six-year terms. Meetings are generally held quarterly, but meetings can be convened as-needed. Commission meetings currently are virtual.

To see a complete position description and to apply, go to and select “Civil Service Commission Volunteer.”


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