Board & Commission Vacancies

November 21, 2014

Several Board and Commission openings are currently available. Serving on a Board or Commission is a great way to get involved in the community. The application for all positions can be accessed at

Planning Commission
The Planning Commission is seeking one new member.  The Planning Commission meets the first Monday of each month at 7:30 pm and is a 9 member commission of residents that is responsible for the creation and adoption of a master plan, which is a long range plan for the physical development of the (soon to be) City of Dexter.  The plan is reviewed and or revised every 5 years.  The Commission is also responsible for holding required public hearings on changes to the zoning ordinance and recommending the boundaries of zoning districts. The Commission also reviews site plans and annually reviews the Capital Improvements Plan which is a program to evaluate, prioritize and structure the financing of public improvement projects. 

Election Commission
The City Charter requires that the City establish a three member Election Commission that will oversee election activities. The City Clerk and one Council Member will fill two seats on the Commission. The third position is for a City resident who is a registered voter. The Election Commission will meet as needed prior to Federal/State/City Elections.
Board of Review
The City Charter requires the establishment of a Board of Review. The purpose of the Board of Review is to review the assessment roll created by the City Assessor and to hear appeals of tax valuations. The Board of Review meets in March, July and December of each year. Three City residents, who are registers voters and have been residents of the City for more than one year, are needed for this Board.