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 - Oversees redevelopment of former contaminated sites.

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

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

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

Election Commission - Oversees all elections per Federal, State & Local Election requirements.

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 festival activities.

Neighborhood Enrichment - Recommends beautification improvements within the City.

Parks and Recreation - Administers recreational needs and opportunities for residents, 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.