BOARDS, COMMISSIONS & SOCIETIES

Beautification/Conservation Commission
Provides input to the City of Forest Park in the areas of beautification, landscaping, and environmental issues.  Meeting schedule is the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. in Conference Room 3-B.  There are 7 members of this commission (0 vacant positions).

Charter Revision Committee
The Committee recommends, if any, changes in the Charter to be submitted to the electors.  The committee meets on an as-needed basis.  There are 5 members of this committee (2 vacant positions).

Civil Service Commission
The Civil Service Commission prescribes, amends, and enforces administrative rules for the purpose of carrying out the functions, powers, and duties vested in and imposed upon the commission for civil service employment and employees.  The meeting schedule is the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 7:00 p.m. in Conference Room 3-B.  There are 5 members of this commission (0 vacant positions).

Economic Development Commission
Assists the Economic Development Department in the recruitment of new businesses and the retention and expansion of existing businesses.  The meeting schedule is the 4th Wednesday of the month at 7:30 p.m. in Conference Room 3-B.  There are 7 members of this commission (0 vacant positions).

Environmental Awareness Board of Directors
Board members are an important advisory resource for future environmental community projects.  The meeting schedule is the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m. in Conference Room 3-B.  There are 9 members of this board (1 vacant positions).

Forest Park Historical Society
Forest Park Historical Society members curate and present the historical information about the City of Forest Park. All members are residents of Forest Park.  The meeting schedule is the 4th Tuesday of the month at 4:00 p.m. in Conference Room 3-B.

Parks & Recreation Commission
To acquire park and recreational facilities with the approval of Council.  It may appoint assistants to supervise and maintain them.  The meeting schedule is the 1st Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. in Conference Room 3-B.  There are 7 members of this commission (0 vacant positions).

Planning Commission
Responsible for maintaining and amending the Comprehensive Master Plan and for the planning and advising of development, redevelopment and zoning.  The meeting schedule is the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers.  There are 5 appointed members and 2 members of Council on this commission (0 vacant positions).

Stormwater Utility Board
Promotes public awareness of the activities of the Utility, provides input for projects and priorities, and makes recommendations regarding amendments to the stormwater management code including: master plans, rules, regulations, service charges, and appointments.  The meeting schedule is .  There are 4 members of this board (0 vacant position).

Tax Board of Review
Considers appeals on any ruling or decision of the tax commissioner or the court or board, as the case may be; and shall on hearing, have the jurisdiction to affirm, reverse, or modify any such ruling or decision or any part thereof.   There are 2 members of this board (0 vacant positions).