Volunteer citizen advisory boards are an integral part of American local government. The creation of advisory boards is a way for local governments to engage citizens in the democratic process. Their primary purpose is to provide judicious advice from a citizen perspective. The City Commission regularly appoints citizen volunteers to serve on five boards concerned with land development and preservation of cultural and natural resources.
Board meetings are currently being conducted virtually. Click here to access the live web streaming page.
The Planning Department provides staff support to four citizen boards: