Board & Commissions

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Below is a list of the City of Mount Vernon Boards and Commissions.  If you have any questions regarding meetings or members, please call the
….. Mayor’s office (740-393-9517) or the
….. Safety Service Director’s office (740-393-9520).


Meetings:
Called as needed.

AUDIT REVIEW BOARD
Meets annually to review the results of the State Audit of City funds. All meetings called will be published in the Mount Vernon News.

For questions or member information, please call
740-393-9517


Meetings:
Every Thursday at 8:30 a.m., in Mayor’s office

BOARD OF CONTROL

This board approves contracts and contract change orders and authorizes the director of the appropriate department to enter into the contract.

For questions or member information, please call
740-393-9517


Meetings:
Called as needed.

BUILDING APPEALS BOARD
This Board has authority to oversee and review issues concerning Dangerous Structures. Following an appeal the board will make the decision on whether or not the provisions of the code have been met. All meetings called will be published in the Mount Vernon News.

For questions or member information, please call
740-393-9520


Meetings:
Called as needed.

CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION
Administers and enforces the Civil Service Laws of the State of Ohio, and the rules and regulations relative to the Civil Service in the City of Mount Vernon.This public body has no regularly scheduled meeting. All meetings called will be published in the Mount Vernon News.

For questions or member information, please call
740-392-0775


Meetings
Called as needed.

COMMUNITY HOUSING IMPROVEMENT STRATEGY
This public body has no regularly scheduled meeting. All meetings called will be published in the Mount Vernon News.

For questions or member information, please call
740-393-9517


Meetings:
Called when there is something on the agenda. Then meets on the second Thursday of the month at 4 p.m. in Council Chambers

HISTORICAL REVIEW COMMISSION
This Commission reviews proposals to construct, alter, re-construct, enlarge, re-model structures within the historic districts.
For questions or member information, please call
740-393-9520


Meetings
Called as needed

METROPOLITAN HOUSING AUTHORITY
A body corporate and politic. To clear, plan, and rebuild slum areas within the district in which the authority is created, to provide safe and sanitary housing accommodations to families of low income within that district. This public body has no regularly scheduled meeting. All meetings called will be published in the Mount Vernon News.

For questions or member information, please call
740-397-8787


Meetings
Called as needed.

MOUNT VERNON CITY LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES
This public body has no regularly scheduled meeting. All meetings called will be published in the Mount Vernon News.

For questions or member information, please call
740-392-2665


Meetings:
On the second Thursday of the month at 4 p.m., if there is something presented for the agenda.
Place Council Chambers

MUNICIPAL PLANNING COMMISSION
This Commission is empowered to prepare comprehensive development plans and evaluate proposed changes in land use for conformance with the plan.

For questions or member information, please call
740-393-9520


Meetings:

RECORDS COMMISSION
Review and makes recommendations regarding archiving of City records.

For questions or member information, please call
740-393-9517


Meetings:
First Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. (except July and August)
Place: Lower Level Conference Room, City Hall

RECREATION BOARD
The Recreation Board is authorized to develop and supervise the recreation programs of City-owned swimming pools, gymnasiums, City recreation centers, public baths, park activities and scheduling of all softball/baseball fields, tennis courts, or any other athletic facility within the City.

For questions or member information, please call
740-393-9517


Meetings:
Last Tuesday of each month at 3 p.m.
For more information:
740-393-9520

SHADE TREE & BEAUTIFICATION COMMITTEE
The Commission shall have the power to study, investigate, plan, advise, report and recommend to Council, the Safety Service Director or the Mayor, any action, program, plan or legislation which the Commission shall find or determine to be necessary or advisable for the care, preservation, trimming, planting, replanting, removal or disposition of trees and shrubs in the public ways, streets and alleys.

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For questions or member information, please call
740-393-9520


Meetings:
Called as needed.

TAX INCENTIVE REVIEW COMMISSION
Meets annually to review all Tax Incentive Agreements.
All meetings called will be published in the Mount Vernon News.

For questions or member information, please call
740-393-9517


Meetings:
Second Thursday of each month, if there is something presented for the agenda.
Place: Council Chambers, City Hall

TAXI CAB BOARD
A Board with authority to establish rules and regulations governing Taxi Cab companies and review any issues.

For questions or member information, please call
740-393-9517


Meetings:
First Tuesday of each month at 10:30 a.m.
Place: Council Chambers,
City Hall

WATER AND SEWER COMMISSION
This commission oversees the operations of the Water and Wastewater departments of the City of Mount Vernon.

For questions or member information, please call
740-393-9520


Meetings:
First and Third Wednesday of each month at 5:00 p.m., if there are items on the agenda.

ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS
This board meets to hear and decide appeals where it is alleged there is an error in any order, requirement, decision, interpretation, or determination made by the Zoning Enforcement Officer. (For more information consult the City Codified ordinances, Chapter 1155.08: BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS; POWERS AND DUTIES

For questions or member information, please call
740-393-2033