FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The City of Springfield is currently taking applications for a variety of boards and commissions. While the full listing of boards and commissions vacancies is available at springfieldmo.gov/boards, the City seeks to fill the below openings as soon as possible.
Enhanced Enterprise Zone Board
The Enhanced Enterprise Zone oversees all four Springfield area Enhanced Enterprise Zones. It reviews and assesses Zone activities on an annual basis and advises City Council on Zone-related matters.
Building Trades & Certification Board
(Three openings: a commercial contractor representative, a residential contractor representative and a plumbing representative)
The Building Trades & Certification Board administers the licensing of the members of various building crafts or trades.
Citizens' Tax Oversight Committee
The CTOC reviews and monitors the collection of the 1/4-cent Capital Improvements Sales Tax revenues, the 1/8-cent Transportation Sales Tax revenues, the 3/4-cent Police and Fire Fighters Pension Fund Sales Tax revenues, the Hotel/Motel Tax revenues, and the Level Property Tax revenues. In addition, the committee may evaluate any proposed reduction or enhancement to pension benefits before presentation to City Council.
The Personnel Board advises the City Council, city manager and director of Human Resources concerning personnel administration and makes any investigation which it considers desirable concerning the administration of personnel in the municipal service; approves merit system rules and hears appeals from disciplinary action.
The City has more than 25 standing boards and commissions, providing hundreds of opportunities for citizens to get involved in the community. Requirements for the City’s standing boards and commissions vary. Please visit springfieldmo.gov/boards to view the latest openings.
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For more information, contact City Clerk Anita Cotter, 417-864-1651 or [email protected] or Regina Crumrine, 417-864-1636 or [email protected]. Media are asked to contact Cora Scott, director of Public Information & Civic Engagement, at 417-864-1009 (office) | 417-380-3352 (cell), [email protected].