The City Clerk is accepting applications for the following boards and commissions. Applications must be in the City Clerk’s Office, 2nd Floor of City Hall, 701 E. Broadway, by 5:00 p.m., Friday, August 8, 2018. Applicants can either complete and submit the online application to the City Clerk directly from the internet or can complete the PDF format online and then print, sign, and submit it by mail to the City Clerk’s office for processing.
BOARD OF HEALTH: 2 vacancies with terms to expire August 31, 2021. One must be a physician and the other must have an interest in public health. The Board acts in an advisory capacity to the Council on matters pertaining to public health and animal control. Monthly meetings held on the second Thursday of the month at 5:30 p.m.
BUILDING CONSTRUCTION CODES COMMISSION: 2 vacancies with terms to expire August 1, 2021. An alternate member is needed from each of the following categories: major contractor or superintendent, and minor contractor or home builder. The Commission periodically reviews and makes recommendations relating to building construction codes. Monthly meetings held on the fourth Monday of the month at 4:30 p.m.
COLUMBIA AND BOONE COUNTY LIBRARY DISTRICT BOARD: 1 vacancy with term to expire June 30, 2019. The Board sets the District’s tax rate and discusses services, facilities, or other issues involving the Library. Meetings held on call. (MAYOR’S APPOINTMENT)
COMMISSION ON CULTURAL AFFAIRS: 1 vacancy with term to expire October 31, 2018. Must have significant knowledge and demonstrated interest in one or more areas of the arts, including music, dance, literature, visual arts, theater, folk arts, media arts, design and arts education. Also, must not serve on the board of directors or be employed by any agency which applies for funding through the Commission. The Commission advises the Council in all matters pertaining to the arts and cultural environment of the City. Monthly meetings held on the second Monday of the month at 4:15 p.m.
HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSION: 2 vacancies with terms to expire September 1, 2021. Must have an interest in historic preservation and represent disciplines such as architecture, design, law, real estate appraisal, construction/general contracting or be a layperson active in historic preservation. The Commission makes recommendations to the Council regarding historically significant structures. Monthly meetings held on the first Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m.
TAX INCREMENT FINANCING COMMISSION: 3 vacancies with terms to expire September 1, 2020 and September 1, 2022. The Commission serves as an advisory body to the Council as it relates to the consideration of tax increment financing proposals submitted by interested parties or initiated by any public agency in accordance with the Real Property Tax Increment Allocation Redevelopment Act. Meetings held on call. (Mayor’s Appointment with the consent of City Council)