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CITY OF VIRGINIA IS SEEKING INTERESTED CITIZENS
FOR APPOINTMENT TO CITY COMMISSIONS

commission announcement 2017



Click HERE for a Commission Application

 

 The City of Virginia is seeking citizens in our community who are eager, willing, and motivated to become engaged by serving as a commissioner on City Commissions. Participating on a Commission is a great way for citizens to voice their concerns and opinions.

 The City of Virginia is currently accepting applications from qualified citizens to serve on the following Commissions:

NAME OF COMMISSION AND DESCRIPTION

NUMBER OF OPENINGS
TERM LENGTH

MEETING DATE/TIME

PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION
The VPUC commission oversees the management of the VPUC for the City of Virginia. The Commission meets the 4th Monday of the month at 4:30 p.m.

0 openings
3 year term ending

Meetings are held at 4:30 p.m. on the fourth Monday of the month at the VPUC

LIBRARY COMMISSION
The Virginia Public Library Commission advises on matters of library policy, administration, operation, and service

0 openings
3 year term ending

Meetings are held at 5:15 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of the month at the Library

PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION
The Planning & Zoning Commission advises the City Council on development proposals, property standards, long-range planning and property maintenance code issues.

1 openings
3 year term ending
2/01/2021

Meetings are held at 4:30 p.m. on the first Monday of the month at City Hall

PARK/RECREATION COMMISSION
The Park/Recreation Commission advises the City Council on Parks & Recreation matters of long-range and citywide importance including Parks, the Miners Memorial Building, Greenhouse, Tennis Building and all Recreational Programs

1openings
3 year terms ending
2/01/2021

Meetings are held at 4:30 p.m. on the third Wednesday of the month at the Miner’s Memorial Building

ADVISORY HOSPITAL COMMISSION
The Hospital Commission oversees the lease agreement between Essentia and the City of Virginia. The committee meets quarterly(January, April, July & October)

0 opening3 year term ending

Meetings are held quarterly(January, April, July, October)

HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION
The Virginia Human Rights Commission gathers information and provides referral services to individuals who feel they have experienced discrimination within the City of Virginia

0 openings
3 year term ending
 

Meetings are held at 5:30 p.m. the first Tuesday of the month at City Hall

VIRGINIA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY 

1 openingRemainder of a 6 year term ending 12/31/2020

Meetings are held at 8:00 a.m. the first Thursday of the month at City Hall

CHARTER COMMISSION

1 opening4 year term ending 12/9/2021

Meetings are held on an as needed basis

 

COMMISSION QUALIFICATIONS

Applicants must be a qualified voter of the City of Virginia and must be a resident of the City for no less than one year.

QUESTIONS?

If you are interested in becoming a City Commissioner and need more information, please contact the Virginia City Clerk’s Office at (218) 748-7500, or stop by City Hall, 327 South 1st Street, Virginia.