The Town of River Bend has several Advisory Boards listed below that assist the Town in its operation. The Boards are comprised of town citizens. Members of the Advisory Boards are appointed by the Town Council and most serve a two year term. These Boards meet regularly to discuss Town policies, planning and other relevant matters. Advisory Boards present their recommendations to the Town Council for further discussion and action. The rules that govern their operation can be found in Section 3.05 of the Town’s Code of Ordinances. If you are interested in serving on any of the Town’s Advisory Boards, you should complete and submit an application to the Town Clerk. Your application will be considered if a vacancy occurs. We retain applications for one year after they have been submitted.
Community Appearance Commission
The CAC assists in providing leadership and guidance in matters of community design and appearance.
Environmental/Waterways Advisory Board
The EWAB assists in providing leadership and guidance in matters of waterways usage, quality and maintenance as well as environmental issues affecting the Town.
Parks & Recreation Board
The P&RB assists in the development and use of public parks and playgrounds, athletic fields and other recreational facilities owned or controlled by the Town. It helps organize concerts, July 4th activities and other special events.
The Planning Board helps set policy on development of the Town and recommends amendments to zoning ordinances. It assists in preparing ordinances promoting orderly development of the Town.
Board of Adjustment
The BOA is a quasi-judicial body. Its purpose is to review and rule on permitted variances regarding zoning matters. Its members serve three-year terms.
Public Works Advisory Board
The PWAB advises the Council and Manager on public works issues including water and sewer matters, storm water drainage, public roads and public buildings.