Parkville Missouri

City Seeks Residents to Serve on City Boards & Committees

The City of Parkville is looking to fill several vacancies on City boards, commissions and committees. Mayor Johnston will nominate and appoint, with Board of Aldermen approval, Parkville residents to serve for designated terms listed below.

Community Land & Recreation Board ·   One open position through May 2020
Board of Zoning Adjustment ·   One open position through May 2022

·   Two open alternate positions with no term limit

Industrial Development Authority ·   One open position through May 2018

·   One open position through May 2019

·   One open position through May 2020

The Community Land and Recreation Board acts in an advisory capacity to the Board of Aldermen to develop and administer a written plan for the care, preservation, pruning, planting, replanting, removal, or disposition of trees and shrubs along streets and in other public areas. Meetings are held the second Wednesday each month at 5:30 p.m.

The Board of Zoning Adjustment is an eight-member board that acts on appeals of decisions made in the enforcement of the zoning code; variances that would not be contrary to public interests and when lateral enforcement of the code would result in unnecessary hardship; special exceptions; and other considerations authorized by the Board of Aldermen through ordinances. Five regular members serve five-year terms and three alternates serve without term limits in absence, abstention or disqualification of a regular member. Meetings are scheduled the fourth Tuesday each month at 5:30 p.m. and are cancelled if no business is to be conducted.

The Industrial Development Authority is a seven-member board that promotes and coordinates with industry, labor, trade associations and governmental agencies relating to the promotion of trade, industrial and business development and industrial parks; educates the general public by providing information otherwise relating to the same; conducts studies and investigations relating to the establishment of industrial parks and ports, improves trade and industrial and business development; and promotes and solicits industrial and economic development projects as authorized by RSMo 349.010. An annual meeting is held every April and other meetings are scheduled as-needed through the Parkville Economic Development Council.

Parkville residents who are interested in volunteering and becoming involved with the City are encouraged to apply by submitting an application and resume to the City Clerk in person at 8880 Clark Avenue, Parkville, MO 64152 or by e-mail. The application is available on the City’s website at http://parkvillemo.gov/boards-commissions/.

For more information about City boards and commissions, contact Parkville City Clerk Melissa McChesney at (816) 741-7676.

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