City of Raleigh

Form Section 1

Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources

Dorothea Dix Park
Master Plan Advisory Committee
Interest Form

The City of Raleigh Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Department is looking for volunteers to serve on the Dorothea Dix Park Master Plan Advisory Committee. 

Role and Expectations of the Committee:

Master Plan Advisory Committee members will perform a variety of roles including but not limited to the following:

Advise- Committee members will represent the broad interests of the community and be advisers to the consultant team and the City.

Enrich- Committee members will have specific knowledge or experiences to share with the consultant team and the City to enrich the planning process.

Advocate- Committee members will be champions of the planning process and Dorothea Dix Park.

Engage- Committee members will be heavily involved in public outreach and engagement.

Lead- Committee members will lead, with the assistance of City staff, subcommittees relevant to their knowledge or experiences.

Serving on this Committee involves a commitment to attend regular meetings and public events. Meetings will be held at various times during the week including evenings and weekends.  Committee members should expect at least a 2-hour monthly commitment.  The City anticipates a two- to three- year planning process. 

Selection Process:

Once applications are received, the City will evaluate applicants and use the following criteria to ensure that committee members represent a broad and diverse cross-section of the community:


Background (age, race, gender)

Geographic distribution

Experience leading a group

City Council will appoint members to the Master Plan Advisory Committee. If you are not appointed to the committee, there will still be plenty of opportunities to participate. City staff will follow–up with you to determine other options that may be of interest. 

Form Section 2

Basic Information about You:

Diversity Information (Optional)

Raleigh City Council Resolution No. 302(1986) establishes a policy that citizens advisory boards shall be representative of the City’s residents.  In order to maintain compliance with this policy and ensure diverse representation on City Boards and Commissions, persons submitting the Boards and Commissions Interest form are encouraged to provide the information requested below.

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Tell us a bit more about yourself and why you want to serve on the Dorothea Dix Park Master Plan Advisory Committee:

Information submitted on this form is a matter of public record.