NORTH LIBERTY– North Liberty needs you. You are invited to take this opportunity to volunteer your time to serve on any one of the following. Applications are available at the city administration building at Three Quail Creek Cir., or on the city’s website: http://northlibertyiowa.org, and must be turned in as soon as possible. Iowa State Code requires that cities have gender balance on all boards and commissions. With appointments and reappointments, gender balance will be considered. Applications will be sought for the next two months to seek to achieve the required gender balance. Applicants must be 18 years old and a legal resident of the city.
Planning & Zoning Commission (One position)
This advisory board makes recommendations to the city council regarding requests for annexation, zoning, amendments to the comprehensive plan, subdivision plats and commercial site plans. The Planning & Zoning Commission assists in determining how North Liberty will grow and how land is utilized. The commission meets on the first Tuesday of each month. Appointments are for three years.
Board of Adjustment (One position)
The Board of Adjustment hears and decides appeals for building permit approval when a permit has been denied because of non-compliance with certain requirements of the zoning code. This board meets only when an appeal has been filed. Appointments are for a five year term.
Board of Appeals (Two positions)
The Board of Appeals hears and decides appeals to decisions made by the code official in the enforcement or interpretation of the building code. This board meets only when an appeal has been filed. Appointments are for a three year term.
Tree and Storm Water Advisory Board (One position)
The Tree Board studies, plans, advises and recommends actions necessary for the care, preservation, pruning, planting, or removal of trees, shrubs and plants in city parks, along streets and in other public areas. The tree board meets quarterly. Appointments are for a three year term.
Cemetery Board (One position)
The Cemetery Board, jointly with the Penn Township Trustees, oversees the operation and maintenance of the Ridgewood Cemetery and the historic cemetery in Penn Township. The cemetery board meets several times each year. Appointments are for a three year term.
For information about North Liberty commissions and boards, call city hall at 319-626-5700.