Lilburn residents interested in serving on one of the city's boards or committees can now apply for a seat using an application form available online.
, explaining that it would widen the pool of candidates, and the council unanimously adopted it.
There are about 50 people out of the city's 12,000 residents whom the council uses "again and again and again" for such positions, Mayor Johnny Crist said at the meeting.
The application is available on the city's website, and it includes an explanation of each board or committee (Alcohol Review Board, the Planning Commission, the Zoning Board of Appeals, the Board of Adjustments, the Merit Board, and the Downtown Development Authority) and the selection process.
Mayor Crist has said he plans to add four new boards and/or committees: One for the community garden (planned for the lot between city hall and the railroad track), a code enforcement committee, a park committee and an ethics board.
The completed application form should be submitted to City Clerk Kathy Manor at 76 Main Street, or fax it to 770-921-8942.