Park City seeks board and commission members

PARK CITY, Utah – Park City Municipal currently offers several opportunities for residents to serve on city boards and committees, below is the full list:

Fit advice

It is a legislative council that hears and decides appeals from zoning decisions to the application of special exceptions to the Land Management Code. The board also makes decisions regarding changes to non-compliant uses and hears appeals on the determination of non-compliant or non-compliant status. Click here for more information

Appeal Board

The Appeal Board hears and decides appeals of building and housing code decisions through community members appointed by the city council and qualified by experience and training in building construction. Click here for more information.

Consultative Committee for Citizens’ Free Spaces (COSAC)

The City Council directed staff to establish COSAC IV in response to the resort town’s recent 0.05% sales tax increase, part of which will provide funds for the acquisition of Open Space. COSAC provides recommendations to City Council on the future acquisition and preservation of open space in the greater Park City area. Click here for more information.

Forest Advisory Board

Purpose and Output: To study, investigate, advise, formulate, develop and/or update and administer a community forestry plan (“forestry plan”) for maintenance, preservation, pruning, planting, replanting , removal or disposal of trees and shrubs. in parks, along streets and in other public places. The applicable municipal code includes: 11-21-1, the 2006 Utah Wildland Urban Interface Code; 14-1-2, Creation of a Forest Manager, Forest Advisory Board.

Historic Preservation Council

It is a council created under Utah code to preserve and encourage design preferences that reflect Park City’s mining heritage in accordance with the land management code and historic district design guidelines. Title 15, Chapter 11 of the Land Management Code contains detailed information on the Historic Preservation Board. Click here for more information.

library board

The library board, representing the citizens of Park City and working in partnership with the library manager, assesses library services and community needs, establishes library policies, and sets goals for implemented by the director and staff. Board members inform others of library services, needs, and accomplishments to foster a positive public image and build community support. Click here for more information.

Urban planning commission

The Commission acts as a non-political, long-range planning body for Park City. The review of specific projects is limited to matters requiring their review. The scope of these reviews are outlined in the Land Management Code and include: General Plan Review, Annexation Review, Subdivision Approval, Subdivision and Registration Review of surveying and alteration of the platform, approval of planned development, approval of conditional use permit, appeals of staff decisions, termination of inactive applications and review of sensitive lands. Click here for more information.

Police Complaints Committee

All complaints about police personnel or policy are first investigated by an internal investigation. If a complainant is not satisfied with the outcome of this investigation, they may request a review by the Police Complaints Committee, which is made up of Park City residents.. The purpose of the Park City Police Complaints Review Committee is to act as an advisory body, which will review proposed provisions on complaints against police personnel and/or police procedure, if appropriate. formally requested and to provide findings, conclusions and recommendations to the Chief of Police on complaints reviewed.

The committee will provide its findings, conclusions and recommendations to the Chief of Police, who will make the final decision. Click here for more information.

Public Art Advisory Council

The function of the Public Art Advisory Board is to conduct an assessment of Park City’s cultural art needs, create a public art plan, obtain funding for art, establish guidelines for public art, to process and review art, and ultimately to make recommendations to City Council on art projects, programs, and funding. Click here for more information.

Recreation Advisory Board

The function of the Recreation Advisory Council is to: advise City Council and staff on parks and recreation policies and projects, support and promote library and recreation department policies and programs, advise and support staff on staff-recommended budget priorities, serve as a liaison between the community and public agencies on parks, drive community involvement and support for the annual and long-term goals and priorities of City Council, as well as to all parks, recreation and beautification projects. Click here for more information.

Aurora J. William