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Posted on: October 26, 2022

Coralville Accepting Applications for Boards & Commissions

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The City Council of the City of Coralville is accepting applications for appointments to the following Boards and Commissions:

Coralville Arts Commission: 3 openings
The Coralville Arts Commission recommends and reviews policies, rules, regulations, ordinances and budgets relating to the Center for the Performing Arts and cultural functions of the City and makes such reports to the Council as the Commission deems in the public interest. (City Code, CH. 27) Meetings are the second Tuesday of the month at noon. Each opening is for a 3-year term ending December 31, 2025. One opening can be filled by a current resident of Johnson County. About the Arts Commission

Coralville Civil Service Commission: 1 opening
The Coralville Civil Service Commission exercises all the responsibilities and duties in accordance with the provisions of the Code of Iowa for Civil Service Commissions, this chapter and any policies, rules or procedures adopted by the Civil Service Commission. (City Code, CH. 25) This Commission meets as needed. This opening is for one full 4-year term expiring December 31, 2026. About the Civil Service Commission 

Coralville Library Board of Trustees: 2 openings
The Library Board of Trustees recommends and reviews policies, rules, regulations, ordinances and budgets relating to the Coralville Public Library. It directs and controls all affairs of the library and its property. It must make an annual report and financial estimate for the Council every year. (City Code; CH. 22) Meetings are the first Wednesday of the month at 6:00 pm. Each opening is for a 6-year term ending December 31, 2027. About the Library Board of Trustees

Coralville Parks & Recreation Commission: 3 openings
The Parks & Recreation Commission recommends and reviews policies, rules, regulations, ordinances and budgets relating to parks, playgrounds, recreational services and cultural functions of the City and makes such reports to the Council as the Commission deems is in the public interest. (City Code; CH. 24) Meetings are the third Monday of the month at 7:00 pm. Each opening is for a 3-year term expiring December 31, 2025. About the Parks & Recreation Commission

Planning & Zoning Commission: 3 openings
The Planning and Zoning Commission reviews and comments on Street, Park or Public Improvements as well as plans, plats and re-plats of subdivisions or re-subdivisions in or around the City limits. The Commission shall send its recommendations to the Council before there is a vote on these issues. It exercises all powers, duties & privileges in establishing the City Zoning Regulations and other related matters. (Code Book; CH. 23) Meetings are the first Wednesday of the month at 6:00 pm. Two openings are for 5-year terms expiring December 31, 2027. One opening is for an unexpired term ending December 31, 2026. About the Planning & Zoning Commission

Who Can Apply

  • Any current resident of Coralville is eligible and encouraged to apply for any Board and Commission openings.
  • Any current resident of Johnson County is eligible and encouraged to apply for one Coralville Arts Commission opening. 
  • Diversity, equity, and inclusion will be considered as applications are reviewed.

How to Apply
Pick up an application at Coralville City Hall, 1512 7th Street, Monday through Friday, from 7:30 am to 5:00 pm or download an application

Applications are due at City Hall, 1512 7th Street, Coralville, Iowa, 52241, or by e-mail to tjohnson@coralville.org, no later than 5:00 pm on Wednesday, November 23, 2022.  Mayor Meghann Foster will recommend appointees to the Council for approval in December 2022.

For more information, contact City Clerk Thor Johnson at 319.248.1700 or tjohnson@coralville.org.

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