Each year the Lakeland Mayor and Board of Commissioners consider applications for appointment to vacancies on City of Lakeland Boards and Commissions as noted below. If you want to be part of Lakeland's future, apply now for the openings on the following volunteer positions:
Lakeland Board of Appeals (BOA) The BOA hears appeals on variances and other planning-oriented matters. This board meets “as needed” at 6:30 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month at City Hall.
Lakeland Design Review Commission (DRC) Design Review Commission members are appointed by the Mayor. The DRC reviews the design, sign, lighting, and landscaping plans of commercial businesses and new residential developments. Meetings are held at 6:30 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month at City Hall.
Lakeland Economic Development Commission (EDC) The EDC reviews and proposes economic development initiatives/programs and maintains an active relationship with current and potential Lakeland businesses. The EDC meets at 6:30 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of each month at City Hall.
Lakeland Municipal Planning Commission (MPC) Municipal Planning Commission members are appointed by the Mayor. The MPC reviews development plans, zoning matters and planning-related matters. Meetings are held at 6:30 p.m. on the third Monday of each month at City Hall.
Lakeland Natural Resources Board (NRB) The NRB is charged with planning, advising, and promoting the development of a comprehensive, community-endorsed natural resources and environmental stewardship program for the City. The NRB generally meets at 6:30 p.m. on the last Tuesday of each month at City Hall.
Lakeland Parks and Recreation Board (PRB) The PRB reviews and recommends park development plans, recreation programs and recommends locations of new parks. This board meets at City Hall on the second Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m.
For additional information or application, contact City Hall by phone at 867-2717, visit the City website at www.lakelandtn.gov, or email email@example.com.
Applications are being received until 4:30 p.m. on Monday, November, 16, 2009