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City of Cheyenne looking to fill vacant board seats

City of Cheyenne Mayor Marian Orr is seeking applications to fill vacancies on four City boards: Housing & Community Development Advisory Council, Planning Commission, Board of Appeals, and Board of Adjustment.
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Published: Nov. 21, 2020 at 7:34 PM CST
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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (RELEASE) - City of Cheyenne Mayor Marian Orr is seeking applications to fill vacancies on four City boards: Housing & Community Development Advisory Council, Planning Commission, Board of Appeals, and Board of Adjustment.

An online and PDF application are available here. Applications may also be obtained by contacting Holly Martinez in the Mayor’s office via email (hmartinez@cheyennecity.org) or phone (307-637-6300). All applications must be submitted no later than 5pm on Friday, December 11, 2020.

Additional information on each board with a vacancy can be found below.

Board of Adjustment

2 expired term vacancies

1 unexpired term vacancy (term ends 12/31/22)

The Board of Adjustment is the appointed body of the City responsible for appeals and quasi-judicial decisions under the zoning regulations. The Board has the authority to review and make the final decision on zoning variances, conditional use approvals, and appeals of administrative decisions. Additionally, the Board has the authority to hear appeals and affirm, modify, or over-rule the final decision on site plans, temporary use approvals, administrative use approvals, and administrative adjustments. Members selected for an expired term are appointed to a 3-year term.

Board of Appeals

1 expired term vacancy

The Building Code Board of Appeals hears and rules on appeals of an aggrieved party from decisions of the Building Official, the Historic Preservation Board, and other proceedings as provided by City Code in order to determine the suitability of alternate materials and types of construction, and to provide for reasonable interpretations of Building and Technical Codes adopted by the city. Members must be qualified by experience and training pertaining to building, mechanical, plumbing and electrical systems, but not more than three of the members may be appointed without regard to specific experience and training. Member selected for the expired term is appointed to a 3-year term.

Housing & Community Development Advisory Council

2 expired term vacancies

Board members shall have demonstrated interest in helping the community’s very low, low, and moderate-income residents. Members selected for an expired term are appointed to a 2-year term.

Planning Commission

1 expired term vacancy

The Planning Commission hears testimony from the public regarding planning and development actions and gives a recommendation to City Council. The Commission reviews long-range and short-range plans, zone changes, plats, vacations, and revisions to the zoning code. The Planning Commission is comprised of 5 to 7 members with various skills and knowledge. Experience or interest in planning, development, or civil engineering is desired. Member selected for the expired term is appointed to a 3-year term.

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