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BHC Commission and Board Seats Available

Post Date:04/18/2017

 

BULLHEAD CITY, Arizona – April 18, 2017 - The City of Bullhead City has various Commission and Board seats available for citizens to serve starting July 1, 2017. The City Clerk’s Office is currently accepting applications from citizens interested in volunteering for the following positions:

The Board of Adjustment will have three seats available with two-year terms expiring on June 30, 2019.   The Board of Adjustment hears and decides appeals of actions taken by the Zoning Administrator.  There is a residency requirement to serve on the Board of Adjustment.

The Building Board of Appeals will have two seats available with two-year terms expiring on June 30, 2019.  The Building Board of Appeals determines the suitability of alternate materials and methods of construction and to provide reasonable interpretation of the International Building Code. 

The Municipal Property Corporation (MPC) will have two seats available: a partial term expiring on September 30, 2019 and a three-year term expiring on September 30, 2020. The MPC oversees the bond financing of the cost of construction and improvements to municipal properties and facilities, and meets once each year in September.

The Parks and Recreation Commission will have two seats available with two-year terms expiring on June 30, 2019. The Parks and Recreation Commission provides recommendations to the City Council regarding the planning, development, operation and maintenance of city-owned parks and recreational programs.

The Planning and Zoning Commission will have three seats available with two-year terms expiring on June 30, 2019.  The Planning and Zoning Commission provides recommendations to the City Council as to the best present and future use to which land and buildings shall be put within the city.  There is a residency requirement to serve on the Planning and Zoning Commission.

The Public Safety Personnel Retirement Board will have two seats available: a partial term expiring on June 30, 2020 and a four-year term expiring on June 30, 2021.  This Board serves as a local review board for the Public Safety Retirement System.

The Water Resources Advisory Commission will have two seats available with two-year terms expiring on June 30, 2019.  The Water Resources Advisory Commission provides recommendations to the City Council regarding water-related issues such as water acquisition or distribution.  Candidates should have some knowledge or background related to Colorado River water development.

To be eligible, an applicant should have a general understanding of the issues addressed by the Commission or Board seat they are applying for. 

Applications and additional information are available online at www.bullheadcity.com, by clicking on “Get Involved” at the top of the page, or at the Bullhead City Clerk’s Office, City Hall, 2355 Trane Road, Telephone 928-763-9400, Ext. 468, email sstein@bullheadcity.com.

Appointments are made by the Bullhead City Council.   Those submitting applications to the City Clerk prior to June 2, 2017 at 5 p.m. will be considered for appointment at the June 20, 2017 City Council meeting.  Applicants are encouraged to attend this meeting.