Residents interested in the Parks & Recreation Board or Planning Commission must reside in the First Ward. These are partial terms that will commence upon appointment by Council and expire on March 31, 2019. The Tax Board of Appeals appointments are two-year terms. Application deadline is Oct. 27, 2017.
Some of the duties of the Parks and Recreation Board are: determine programs and activities of the City regarding parks and recreation; authorize monies and award contracts for the operation and maintenance of the City’s parks and recreation programs; adopt rules and regulations and systems of streets, boulevards, or parkways as the Board believes to be in the best interest of the efficient and orderly use and operation of the City’s parks and recreation areas.
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Some of the duties of the Planning Commission are: authorize plans and maps, development of and modifications to the comprehensive plan, location and character of public utilities, the use of land and the zoning thereof, subdivision and other land development regulations, and development, redevelopment and renewal of the City.
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