City Manager Robert W. Healy is seeking people interested in serving on the Planning Board, the authority granting special permits for the city and responsible for review of special permit requests, review and development of zoning proposals and the study of land use in the city. The board meets about twice a month, on Tuesday evenings. Board members must be Cambridge residents.

Anyone interested should submit a résumé and brief letter to City Manager Robert W. Healy by Oct. 12 describing their interest. Send by mail to the attention of L. Paden at the Community Development Department, 344 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02139; fax to (617) 349-4647; or e-mail to lpaden@cambridgema.gov.