Boards and Commissions

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BOARD OF ZONING ADJUSTMENTS
Meetings are held as needed in the Council Chambers, 4:00pm
Five board members, plus three alternates serve five year terms.
Agenda | Minutes
Council Liaison: Andrew Kowalski
Members: Ambrose Buckman, Tray Harkins, Dr. Nick Houk, Dr. Kent Powell, Rocky McLaughlin
Alternate: John McGovern, Maynard Moore, Stephen Stubbs

CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS AUTHORITY – Est. Ord. #90-11-7
Meetings are held the second Monday of each month in the Council Chambers, 4 p.m.
Six board members, plus the Mayor serve three year terms.
Agenda | Minutes
Council Liaison: Sonya Morgan
Members: Lyndsey Baxter, Jason Cole, Mike Edwards, Mary Lou Greim, Mayor Sharon Powell, Reggie St. John, Stephen Stubbs

CITY COUNCIL
Meetings are held the first and third Monday of each month in the Council Chambers, 6 p.m. Five members serve three year terms.
Members: Andrew Kowalski, Sharon Powell, Sonya Morgan, Stephen Spear, Mark Spohn
Agenda | Minutes | Work Session | Special Council Meeting – Monday, November 28, 2022

COMMUNITY CENTER BOARD – Est. June 20, 2016
Meetings are held the second Tuesday of each quarter at the Community Center, 4 p.m.
Agenda | Minutes
Council Liaison: Stephen Spear
Members: Dr. Travis Hux, Sherri Branson Hurt, Christy Marker, Doug Richey, Nate Williams, Tray Harkins, Sharon Powell

ENHANCED ENTERPRISE ZONE
Board members serve five year terms. Five members are appointed by City Council and two by School Board.
Council Liaison: Mark Spohn
Members: Mike Edwards, Bill Griffey III, Kelli Kincaid, Brent McElwee, Kent Powell, School (vacant), Other Districts (vacant)

EXCELSIOR SPRINGS REDEVELOPMENT CORPORATION – Est. 2021, Ord. #353.030
Meetings are held 2nd Thursday at 11:00am in the Council Chambers.
Agenda | Minutes
Council Liaison: Mark Spohn
Local Members: Mike Edwards, Bill Griffey III, Kelli Kincaid, Dr. Kent Powell, Gary Sanson

HALL OF WATERS STEERING COMMITTEE – Est. 2012
Meetings are held monthly or as needed at the Hall of Waters, Conference Room.
Agenda | Minutes
Council Liaison: Sonya Morgan
Members: Lyndsey Baxter, Chad Birdsong, Ambrose Buckman, Kathy Duncan, Mike Edwards, Brenda Hambrick, Dennis Hartman, T.R. Kennedy, Molly McGovern, Melinda Mehaffy, Sonya Morgan, Reggie St. John

HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSION – Est. 2005
Meetings are held the second Wednesday of each month in the Council Chambers, 5 p.m.
Seven board members serve three year terms.
Agenda | Minutes
Council Liaison: Sonya Morgan
Members: Betty Bissell, Susan Blaser, Darryl Couts, Rick DeFlon, Marilyn Gerdes, Dennis Hartman, Jason Van Till

HOSPITAL BOARD – Est. 1974
Meetings are held the last Monday of each month in the Hospital dining room, 12 p.m.
Seven board members serve four year terms.
Agenda
Council Liaison: Sharon Powell
Members: Martha Buckman, Mike Anderson, Jesse Hall, Tim Pence, Kathy Roberts, Dr. Robert Shemwell, Jeanine Stubbs

HOUSING AUTHORITY – Est. 1973
Meetings are held the last Thursday of each month at the Housing Authority, 320 W. Excelsior, 10 a.m.
Five board members serve four year terms.
Council Liaison: Sonya Morgan
Members: Barbara Blubaugh, Pam Grubbs, Pat Owens, Marcus Champion, Sandra Clay

PARKS AND RECREATION – Est. 1973, Ord. #6337
Meetings are held the fourth Tuesday of each month at the Community Center, 6 p.m.
Nine board members serve three year terms.
Agenda | Minutes
Council Liaison: Mark Spohn
Members: Scott Buckman, Patrick Halfhill, Terri Irons, Jessica Meyers, Christy Marker, Jacob Simmons, Reggie St. John, Kyle Uptegrove, Zachary Wilkins

PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION – Est. 1970, Ord. #6132, Rev. Ord. #08-5-6
Meetings are held the last Monday of each month in the Council Chambers, 6 p.m.
Seven board members serve four year terms including the Mayor.
Agenda | Minutes | Special Study Session – September 26, 2022, 6:30 p.m.
Council Liaison: Andrew Kowalski
Members: Dustin Borchert, Bob Gerdes, Julia Goldstein, Bill Griffey III, Sandy Barnes, Jake Simmons, Jason Van Till

PUBLIC SAFETY SALES TAX OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE
Meetings are held at the Fire Station, Tracy as needed.
Five board members serve three year terms.
Agenda | Minutes
Council Liaison: Sharon Powell
Members: Jesse Hall, Brad Eales, John McGovern, Ron Smith, Bill Westerheide

SPECIAL ROAD DISTRICT – Est. 1987
Meetings are held as needed at Public Works, Water St.
Three board members serve three year terms. Special Road District members declare candidacy at Election Board and are placed on ballot for April elections.
Agenda | Minutes
Council Liaison: Sharon Powell
Members: Mike Jarman, Jae Juarez, Rusty Lawrence

TAX INCREMENT FINANCING COMMISSION – Est. 1993, Rev. Ord. #06-10-3
Meetings are held as needed in the Council Chambers.
This Commission is composed of 11 members: two members from the county, two members appointed by the school board, one member to represent all other districts levying and valorem taxes (health, library, handicap, mental health, excluding representatives of the City Council), and six members appointed by the Mayor (with Council consent). Term of office began with effective date of ordinance creating the Commission (12-22-93). Members serve four year terms.
Agenda | Minutes
Council Liaison: Stephen Spear
Local Members: Ambrose Buckman, Mike Edwards, Kelli Kincaid, Susan McAuliffe, Dr. Kent Powell, Gary Sanson