Nominations for all boards must be in writing on the nomination form. Nominations will be accepted from the individual interested in serving or from another person wishing to nominate the individual. All terms will start January 1, 2020 unless otherwise stated. All interested parties must reside within the city limits of Conway or the Conway territorial Jurisdiction & be willing to attend all meetings.
Anyone who is interested in being a part of any of the boards/commissions stated above may submit the nomination form during regular business hours (Monday - Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.) at City Hall in the Office of the Mayor or Office of the City Clerk/Treasurer. This form can also be submitted by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Deadline is Thursday, October 31, 2019.
The City of Conway has the following positions available for local boards/commissions:
The Conway Planning Commission is accepting nominations for two positions on the Conway Planning Commission. The new commissioners will serve a 5 year term and 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 pm on the third Monday of each month unless scheduled otherwise. Commissioners may also attend occasional committee meetings.
Interested individuals may be self-nominated or be nominated by another person. Commissioners must be registered voters who reside within the city limits of Conway or the Conway territorial jurisdiction. Past members of the Planning Commission that have been off the Commission for at least 5 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.
The Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Board is accepting nominations for five open positions on the board. The mission of the Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Board (BPAB) is to work with the city of Conway to recommend ways the city can become and remain 1) an official Bicycle-Friendly Community as designated by the League of American Bicyclists, 2) an official Walk-Friendly Community as designated by the UNC Highway Safety Research Center and the Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center, and 3) a community that seeks to achieve the federal and state goals of the Safe Routes to Schools program. The Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Board normally meets on the third Thursday of every month at Conway City Hall.
The Oak Grove Cemetery Board has one open position. The board is currently looking for someone who is interested in helping to preserve local history. Board members are sometimes asked to go in the field to show visitors around, but duties otherwise relates to the general operation of the facility. The Oak Grove Cemetery Board establishes policies and provides some assistance in the cemetery’s upkeep, promotion, gravesites sales, and record preservation.
The board normally meets on the third Monday of the each month at 5:30 p.m. at Conway Corporation IT Building on Prairie Street. For additional information please visit the Oak Grove Cemetery website.
The Robinson Cemetery Board has one open position. The board is currently looking for someone who is interested in helping to preserve local history. Board members are sometimes asked to go in the field to show visitors around, but duties otherwise relates to the general operation of the facility. The Robinson Cemetery Board establishes policies and provides some assistance in the cemetery’s upkeep, and record preservation.
The Historic District Commission is accepting nominations for two positions on the board. Two members is an at large position and the other must represent the Downtown Partnership. Members typically meet the fourth Monday of each month or when necessary in the Downstairs conference room in City Hall. Each member shall demonstrate a positive interest in historic preservation, architecture, history, urban or regional planning, building rehabilitation, real estate, or preservation or conservation in general.
The Public Art Board has two open position on the board. Both positions are at large position. The Public Art Board was created to ensure the continually developing and updating for the implementation of public art and directing resources toward the placement of public art throughout Conway. Each member shall demonstrate a positive interest in the field of art and will be willing to participate in local community events, such as EcoFest & ArtsFest. Members typically meet the second Wednesday of each month @ 5 p.m.
The Conway Tree Board has four open position. 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 the first Monday of each month at the Faulkner County Extension Office.
The Airport Advisory committee has one open position. This board was created to provide advice and guidance to the Mayor, Airport Operator (Fixed Base Operator or City Airport Manager) and the City Council on airport management, operations, facilities, equipment, planning and other areas as needed for the efficient operations of the airport. The Airport Advisory Committee usually meets the 4th Thursday of every month at the Conway Airport at 3 p.m.