Generally speaking, the City Council solicits interested city residents to submit applications to the various volunteer commissions every fall. Announcements are always made and published in the Newsleader and on the City's website. Terms for all the commission seats are up to 3 year, for a maximum total of 9 years. Commission members are required to resubmit an application after the end of each term. All applicants are interviewed and appointed by the City Council.
Planning Commission - 5 Person Commission
The Planning Commission may offer recommendations on all land use matters within the City. This includes reviewing master plans, plats, site plans, variances, conditional use permits, over seeing the Comprehensive Plan and reviewing all ordinance amendments and changes.
Park Commission - 5 Person Commission
The Park Commission may offer recommendations of how to maintain, beautify and care for all park property and shall recommend a program of public recreation and playgrounds.
Economic Development Commission - 8 Person Commission
The Economic Development Commission acts as a coordinating body and resource agency for economic development matters. The general purpose of the commission is to study, review and prepare recommendations to the City Council regarding economic development policy.