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Needham Affordable Housing Trust Fund
The Board of Selectmen is seeking an at-large member to serve on the Needham Affordable Housing Trust Fund. The Trust is comprised of seven (7) Trustees appointed by the Board of Selectmen. Membership includes all of the members of the Board of Selectmen, the Town Manager, and one (1) at-large member who has an interest and experience in affordable housing issues or a related field. The term for this appointment shall be for three (3) years. Candidates must be a resident of the Town of Needham. 

The 2017 Annual Town Meeting voted to accept the provisions of Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 44, Section 55C and to establish a Trust to provide for the preservation and creation of affordable housing in the Town of Needham for the benefit of low and moderate-income households.
 
Needham Community Television Development Corporation

The Needham Channel is a not-for-profit 501(c)3 organization that provides PEG (public access, educational and governmental) cable television programming for the residents of Needham through three public access channels available to Comcast, RCN and Verizon subscribers. Work is accomplished by a small full-time staff and a large number of community volunteers overseen by an Executive Director.

Board meetings are quarterly, but candidates should also be interested and willing to provide expertise and some time working with staff on projects in any one (or more) of the following areas:

- television and video production and broadcasting
- news and public affairs journalism
- marketing and promotion, especially outreach to local business
- supporting, cultivating and recognizing an active community of volunteers

Needham Community Revitalization Trust Fund
The mission of the Needham Community Revitalization Trust Fund (NCRTF) is to revitalize Needham public spaces and bring more art into the public venue through the use of private funds. The NCRTF fund allows private citizens, organizations and businesses to contribute to the general fund to help support a variety of NCRTF projects or directly to a specific NCRTF approved project within the Town.

The NCRTF Committee is composed of seven members. Members are chosen for their ability to represent a cross section of Town areas and interests. Project proposals are brought to the Committee for consideration by committee members and members of the community and Town government. Committee meets as often as required. Membership terms are for three years.


Candidates should be residents of Needham. Vacancies will remain open until qualified candidates have been selected. Please complete Committee Interest Form found on the Town’s website at: http://www.needhamma.gov/committeeform  or send a letter of interest to the Board of Selectmen at .