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Posted on: January 28, 2019

City seeking applicants for boards


Want to give back to your community?

We're seeking applicants for two positions on our City boards and commissions — the Parks Advisory Board and a Miami County representative on our Planning Commission. 

Planning Commission

The Planning Commission reports to the Governing Body with recommendations regarding zoning, rezoning, preliminary and final plats, site plans, and conditional-use permits. The Planning Commission consists of nine members who serve three-year terms. The board must include one member from unincorporated Miami County and one member from unincorporated Johnson County. To be eligible for the unincorporated Miami and Johnson counties seats, you must reside within three miles of the corporate limits of Spring Hill. 

Regular meetings are 7 p.m. on the first Thursday of the month at the Spring Hill Civic Center, 401 N. Madison St.

Parks Advisory Board

The Parks Advisory Board advises the Governing Body in promoting, aiding, encouraging and constructing parks, including the development of park facilities and programs and the creation of operational policies of the park system.The Governing Body refers all major proposals pertaining to public parks and facilities to the Parks Advisory Board, which then studies and makes reports and recommendations to the Governing Body. The group also studies, develops, annually updates and administers a written plan for the care, planting, culture, and removal of trees and shrubs on land owned or managed by the City. The Parks Advisory Board consists of five members who serve three-year terms. The majority of the members must be residents of the City of Spring Hill.

Regular meetings are 6 p.m. on the third Monday of the month at the Spring Hill Civic Center, 401 N. Madison St. 

Interested applicants must submit this application by Monday, Feb. 18 to City Hall, Attn: City Clerk, 401 N. Madison St., P.O. Box 424, Spring Hill, KS 66083.

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