Boards and Commissions

Below are links to various Town Committees, Commissions, and Boards, including their members, terms and a brief description of their charge.

 If you are interested in serving on a board or commission, please fill out the Public Service Application  and submit to the Town Clerk's Office. 

 The following Boards, Commission and Boards have vacancies:

ARTS COUNCIL: to promote and encourage programs for the development of public awareness and interest in various art forms; such as fine and performing arts, the appreciation of the colonial past, and the heritage of various ethnic groups.  This Council meets the second Wednesday of each month.  The appointment is for two (2) members to March 1, 2017 and five (5) members to March 1, 2018.

BUILDING CODE BOARD OF APPEALS:  the board has the authority to hear appeals on interpretation, order, requirement, and direction by the building official and grant variances to the building code.  This Board meets the first Wednesday of each month.  The appointment is for one (1) Second Alternate Member to July 1, 2018.

CONSERVATION COMMISSION:  to promote and develop the natural resources; to preserve natural aesthetic areas within the Town; and to protect and conserve the environmental quality of the Town.  This Commission meets on the fourth Wednesday of each month.  The appointment is for three (3) members to October 1, 2019.

GROUNDWATER COMMITTEE:  to assist the Town in planning future land and water use; facilitate the implementation of the Groundwater Protection Plan; promote public interest in and understanding of groundwater.  The Committee meets the first Thursday of each month.  The appointment is for one (1) member to fill an unexpired term to July 1, 2017.

LEISURE SERVICES ADVISORY COMMITTEE:  to assist the Town in the development, enhancement, and operation of recreation and leisure services including, but not limited to, the golf course, Allen Harbor, and all recreational and park facilities.  This Committee meets quarterly.  The appointment is for two (2) members to fill unexpired terms to July 1, 2018.

LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES:  to oversee care of the property; responsible for policy-making and planning, based on a knowledge of the community, its service needs, and current standards and trends regarding libraries; to make rules and regulations for the government of the library and use of library materials; responsible for the library budget and finances.  This Board meets on the second Monday of each month.  The appointment is for two (2) members to October 1, 2019.

PERSONNEL BOARD:  to hear appeals from the disciplinary action ordered by the appointing authority.  The Board meets at the call of the chair.  The appointment is for one (1) member to March 1, 2017.

PLANNING COMMISSION:  to serve as the prime advisory body pertaining to planning and development, to be responsible for the Comprehensive Plan, to file opinions with the Council on amendments to the zoning ordinance and zoning map, and to review applications for the platting or subdivision of land.  The Commission meets on the first and third Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m.  The appointment is for one (1) member to fill an unexpired term to July 1, 2020.

Applications must be received in the Town Clerk's Office on or before October 17, 2016 for consideration by the Town Council at the October 24, 2016 Council Meeting.

Applications are also available at the Town Clerk's Office, Planning Department and Library.  Applications must be received in the Town Clerk's Office.

Boards, Commission and Committee's Handbook - adopted by the Town Council January 2008.

To view Membership Rosters of all Boards and Committees see below.