The City of Parkville is looking to fill a several openings on City boards, commissions and committees, with an emphasis on appointing residents from western Parkville to create fair representation in all areas of the city. Mayor Katerndahl will nominate and appoint, with Board of Aldermen approval, Parkville residents to serve for designated terms listed below.
- Board of Zoning Adjustment – One open position through May 2023; three open alternate positions with no end date
- Community Land & Recreation Board – One open position through May 2023
- Planning & Zoning Commission – One open position through May 2025
The Board of Zoning Adjustment acts on appeals of decisions made by staff in enforcement of the zoning code, variances that would not be contrary to public interests and in cases in which literal enforcement of code would result in unnecessary hardship, special exceptions and other considerations as may be authorized by the Board of Aldermen. It consists of five members who serve staggered, five-year terms. Alternates serve only in the absence of an appointed member and have no term limit. Meetings are held on the fourth Tuesday every month (if needed) at 5:30 p.m.
The Community Land and Recreation Board acts in an advisory capacity to review matters of park planning or other issues brought before the Board of Aldermen related to parks and makes recommendations regarding public neighborhood beautification project requests, event approvals occurring on community public right-of-way and park land and procedures for carrying out such events. It consists of nine members who serve staggered, three-year terms. Meetings are held the second Wednesday every month at 6:00 p.m.
The Planning and Zoning Commission, pursuant to RSMo 89.320, reviews and makes recommendations on zoning, development plans and subdivision plats; zoning and subdivision text amendments; adoption, periodic review and update of the City’s Master Plan; and other planning- and zoning-related activities. It consists of nine members who serve staggered, four-year terms. Meetings are held the second Tuesday every month at 5:30 p.m.
Mayor Katerndahl said, “The City looks to balance all of its boards and commissions and at this time we are particularly looking to appoint residents who live in the western portion of our community in Ward 4.”
Parkville residents who are interested in volunteering and becoming involved with the City are encouraged to apply by submitting an application and resume/biography to the City Clerk in person at 8880 Clark Avenue, Parkville, MO 64152 or by e-mail at email@example.com. The application is available on the City’s website at http://parkvillemo.gov/boards-commissions/apply-today/.
For more information contact Parkville City Hall at (816) 741-7676.