Active Transportation Advisory Committee / Government Channel
Fayetteville officials are looking to fill 14 positions on 10 of the city’s boards, commissions and committees.
The list of vacancies includes volunteer seats on the Advertising and Promotion Commission, Public Library Board of Trustees, Planning Commission and more.
All volunteers must be registered voters who reside within the Fayetteville city limits.
Applications for the Advertising and Promotion Commission seat must be mailed or hand delivered to the City Clerk’s office or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15, while applications for the other seats must be turned in by 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22.
For more information, call the City Clerk’s office at 479-575-8323.
Advertising and Promotion Commission (1 opening)
– One tourism industry term ending 3/31/23 (application due Feb. 15)
Description:This group administers the Advertising and Promotion Fund, which is generated by the local hotel, motel, and restaurant (HMR) tax. The fund is used for the advertisement and promotion of the city and its environs, and/or construction, reconstruction, repair, maintenance, improvement, equipping, and operation of public recreation facilities.
Meetings: Regular meetings are held the third Monday of each month at 2 p.m. in the Experience Fayetteville conference room.
Airport Board (1 opening)
– One Aeronautical unexpired term ending 12/31/20
Description: The purpose of this board is to seek both general and technical citizen input and assistance in airport functions, provide and encourage visionary planning and strong leadership for the airport, and assist the City Council in matters pertaining to the operation, improvement, extension, and maintenance of the Airport and other related facilities, property and easements.
Meetings: Regular meetings are held at 2 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month at the Fayetteville Executive Airport Conference Room.
Animal Services Advisory Board (1 opening)
– One Licensed Veterinarian/Veterinary Professional term ending 06/30/22
Description: This board acts in an advisory capacity on policy matters of the Animal Services Division, and works to stimulate and encourage communication with the community.
Meetings: Regular meetings are held the first Monday of the second month of each quarter at 6 p.m. in City Hall.
Board of Adjustments (2 openings)
– Two terms ending 03/31/22
Description: The Board of Adjustments hears and decides appeals where it is alleged there is error or ambiguity in any order, requirement, decision, interpretation, or determination made by the City Planner in the enforcement of Zoning Chapter 160-164.
Meetings: Regular meetings are held on the first Monday of each month at 3:45 p.m. in City Hall.
Civil Service Commission (1 opening)
– One term ending 03/31/25
Description: This commission examines and establishes eligibility lists for appointments and promotions within the police and fire departments. The commission also acts upon appeals of disciplinary actions. Each commissioner must be a resident of the city for at least three years immediately preceding their appointment.
Meetings: Meetings are held whenever needed to administer tests and update eligibility lists. Meetings are generally held between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.
Construction Board of Adjustments and Appeals (1 opening)
– One term ending 03/31/24
Description: The purpose of this board is to hear and to act upon appeals regarding decisions made by the building inspector/superintendent. The board also hears appeals regarding construction materials to be used in new building construction and development. In addition, the board hears appeals regarding enforcement of the minimum housing standards for existing structures as specified in the standard building codes. Information regarding this board can also be found in the standard building code.
Meetings: The Board does not meet on a regular basis, as the requests forwarded to this Board are infrequent. Members are telephoned a week in advance of the meeting.
Fayetteville Public Library Board of Trustees (1 opening)
– One term ending 04/01/24
Description: The purpose of the Board of Trustees is to provide leadership in performing the mission of the Library; to serve as a liaison between the library and the city; and to ensure the library meets the informational, educational and recreational needs of the community.
Meetings: Regular meetings are held on the third Monday of even-numbered months at 4 p.m at the Fayetteville Public Library.
Historic District Commission (1 opening)
– One unexpired term ending 06/30/21
Description: This commission recommends the establishment of historic districts to the City Council. Its basic function is to promote the educational, cultural, economic, and general welfare of the public through the preservation and the protection of buildings, sites, places and districts of historic interest.
Meetings: Regular meetings are held the second Thursday every other month at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall.
Planning Commission (4 openings)
– Three terms ending 03/31/22
– One unexpired term ending 03/31/20
Description: The commission makes recommendations to the City Council regarding zoning changes, all annexations, and conditional uses. The commission also makes recommendations concerning amendments or changes to the Master Street Plan, General Land Use Plan, or other comprehensive planning elements.
Meets: Regular meetings are held the second and fourth Mondays of each month at 5:30 p.m. in room 219 of the City Administration Building.
Public Facilities Board (1 opening)
– One unexpired term ending 12/31/20
Description: The Public Facilities Board is authorized to issue revenue bonds to finance residential housing, health care, and related facilities to persons of low or moderate income and for the elderly.
Meetings: Scheduled as needed.