Boards & Commissions


Boards and Commissions play a vital role in city government. If you would like to play a larger role in the community by joining a board or commission please print and fill out the application below and return it to the City Clerk's desk at City Hall.

Application for Boards & Commissions


Arts Council - Committed to furthering artistic and cultural initiatives within the community

Board of Review - Hears tax assessment appeals

Brownfield Redevelopment Authority - Redevelopment of former contaminated sites

Charter & Code - Recommends charter review changes

Civil Service - Enforces personnel and disciplinary matters for Police & Fire

Downtown Development Authority - Encourages development and redevelopment of downtown business district

Elected Officials Compensation - Establishes salaries and expenses for all elected officials

Election Commission - Oversees all elections per election law and approves appointments for precinct inspectors

General Building Authority - Serves as a financial mechanism to acquire and build any municipal facility

Historical Commission - Prepares and keeps historical city inventory

Library Board - Establishes policy for Library operations

Memorial Weekend Committee - Oversees the festival activities

Neighborhood Enrichment - Recommends beautification improvements within the City

Parks and Recreation - Reviews recreational needs of City, projects and facilities

Planning Commission - Prepares comprehensive plan for City; considers changes to zoning ordinance and recommends all plat changes and modifications

Youth Assistance - Strengthens youth and families and reduces incidence of delinquency, abuse and neglect through volunteer involvement.

Zoning Board of Appeals - Review appeals from property owners.