Interested individuals in any of the boards listed may be self-nominated or be nominated by another person. Interested Individuals must live within the city limits of Conway or the Conway territorial jurisdiction and be willing to attend all meetings. Nominations for all boards must be in writing on the nomination form.
Anyone interested in being a part of any of the boards/commissions stated above may submit the nomination form during regular business hours (Mon. - Fri. 8 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.) at the City Municipal Building located at 1111 Main Street.
Due to the current health pandemic, we encourage individuals to email their application to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com or drop off applications in the drop box located in the front of City Hall.
The deadline is Monday, Nov. 1, 2021
Conway Planning Commission
2 available positions / 5 year term
The Conway Planning Commission is accepting nominations for two positions on the Conway Planning Commission. The new commissioners will serve a five year term. They will become part of the ten person Planning Commission which hears requests and makes recommendations to the City Council concerning zoning, conditional uses, annexations, and the moving of buildings. The Commission also reviews changes to the zoning, subdivision, and other planning related ordinances, develops master plans for the orderly growth and development of the City of Conway, and reviews and approves subdivisions and replats of land. The Commission typically meets at 7:00 p.m. on the third Monday of each month unless scheduled otherwise. Commissioners may also attend occasional committee meetings. Past members of the Planning Commission that have been off the Commission for at least five years may be nominated. The nominating committee of the Planning Commission will schedule interviews with each nominee. The nominating committee will then make recommendations to the full Planning Commission, which will then make recommendations to the City Council.
Historic District Commission
1 available position / 3 year term
The Historic District Commission is accepting nominations for one position on the board. Members shall demonstrate a positive interest in historic preservation, architecture, history, urban or regional planning, building rehabilitation, real estate, or preservation or conservation in general. Members meet the fourth Monday of each month.
Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Board
4 available positions / 3 year term
The Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Board is accepting nominations for four open positions on the board. The available positions are for two Bicycle Advocacy Organization members and two Conway Schools Representatives. The mission of the Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Board (BPAB) is to work with the City of Conway to recommend ways the city can remain:
The Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Board typically meets on the third Thursday of every month.
Diversity Advisory Council
1 available position / 2 year term
The Diversity Council is a newly created board by the City of Conway, staffed by the Diversity & Economic Development Coordinator. The board is accepting nominations for one position for a dedicated, passionate person. This person would be a part of a council that will bring together citizens of Conway from diverse backgrounds to foster dialogue and establish steps & actions that nurture relationships and create a positive sense of culture and community. The Council meets on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 5:30 p.m. in the Conway Municipal Building.
Robinson Cemetery Board
1 available position / 5 year term
The Robinson Cemetery Board has one open position. The Board is currently looking for someone interested in helping to preserve local history at the Robinson Cemetery located in the Historic Pine Street Neighborhood. Board members are sometimes asked to go in the field to show visitors around, but duties are otherwise related to the general operation of the facility. The Robinson Cemetery Board establishes policies and assists the cemetery’s upkeep and record preservation. The Board typically meets quarterly or when necessary.
Oak Grove Cemetery
3 available positions / 4 year term
The Oak Grove Cemetery Board has three open positions. The board is currently looking for someone interested in helping to preserve local history. Board members are sometimes asked to go in the field to show visitors around, but duties otherwise relate to the general operation of the facility. The Oak Grove Cemetery Board establishes policies and assists the cemetery’s upkeep, promotion, gravesites sales, and record preservation. The board typically meets on the third Monday of each month at 5:30 p.m. at Oak Grove Cemetery or when necessary. For additional information, please visit the Oak Grove Cemetery website.
Conway Tree Board
5 available positions / 3 year term
The Conway Tree Board has five open positions. This board was created to assist the community and to preserve and enhance the natural beauty of Conway, to protect the health and safety of the residents of Conway, and to protect the environment by providing the development of a Community Forest Management Plan for the regulation of the planting, maintenance, removal, and protection of trees on public property within the City of Conway. The Tree Board is responsible for the annual Arbor Day festival held in Laurel Park. The Conway Tree Board usually meets on the first Monday of each month at the Conway Municipal Building in Town Hall Square.
Airport Advisory Committee
2 available positions / 4 year term
The Airport Advisory Committee has two open positions. City Council created this board to provide advice and guidance to the Mayor, Airport Manager, and the Council on airport management, operations, facilities, equipment, planning, and other areas needed for efficient operations. The Airport Advisory Committee usually meets monthly at the Conway Municipal Building in Town Hall Square at 3:00 p.m..