Boards & Commission Openings

City Seeking Applicants for Planning & Zoning Commission

The La Porte Planning & Zoning Commission has a member that is coming to the end of their five year appointed term.  This vacancy is open to any resident wishing to serve.  This voluntary board consists of nine Council appointed members who hear matters pertaining to development and make recommendations on such matters to the City Council.  Meetings are scheduled as needed on the 3rd Mondays of the month.  Questions or comments may be directed to the Building & Zoning Administrator at City Hall 342-3396 or .  If you have an interest in serving on this board, please submit a written application of your interest by Thursday, December 19 to City Hall.  Appointment will be made at the 2nd Council meeting in December.  Board & Commission Applications can be found on the City’s website www.lpcia.com or by stopping into City Hall.

 

City Seeking Applicants for La Porte City Economic Development Commission

The City of La Porte City is seeking applicants to fill two expired terms on the La Porte City Economic Development Commission.  The term will begin upon appointment and expire June 30, 2013.  Applicants must reside or be employed within the City limits.  Duties include promoting development within the City and advertising information relating to the economic advantages of the City.  This group meets on the 2nd Monday of the month at 5:30pm at City Hall.

If you have questions, or are interested in serving on the La Porte City Economic Development Commission, please contact City Hall for an application, or submit a letter of interest to City Hall, 202 Main Street, La Porte City, IA 50651, or email to .

 

City Seeking Applicants for Historic Preservation Commission

The City of La Porte City is seeking an applicants to fill two expired terms on the La Porte City Historic Preservation Commission.   The Historic Preservation Commission is a board designed to safeguard the City’s historic, aesthetic and cultural heritage by preserving sites and districts of historic and cultural significance.  This group consists of five members with a majority of those members residing inside the City limits.  Members are appointed by the Mayor with Council consent for three year terms.  Members shall demonstrate a positive interest in historic preservation, possess interest or expertise in architecture, archaeology  history or other closely related disciplines.  The Commission identifies and designates local historic districts and sites and makes recommendations to the State Bureau of Historic preservation for the listing of such places.  This group meets as needed a minimum of three times a year.  The terms will begin immediately, and expire February 22,2016

If you have questions, or are interested in serving on the Historic Preservation Commission, please contact City Hall for an application, or submit a letter of interest to City Hall, 202 Main Street, La Porte City, IA 50651, or email to .