Officials hope to fill vacant recreation position

Town officials are seeking residents interested in filling a vacant elected position on the Recreation Commission. The opening was created by the recent resignation of Jack Ferren. The Board of Selectmen and the remaining members of the commission will jointly appoint someone to hold the seat until the annual town election in 2014. Selectmen and the commission will interview candidates for the position in a joint session at the selectmen’s meeting Monday. The Recreation Commission is a policy-making board responsible for overseeing the town’s recreation programs, services, and facilities. It meets the second and fourth Monday of every month. The commission consists of three members elected by the town and one appointee each from the School Committee and the Planning Board. To apply for the vacant seat, contact Don Roberts,the interim parks and recreation director, at 781-270-1696 or droberts The deadline to apply is the end of this week.