Huber Heights seeks to fill board vacancies


City seeks applicants for boards and commissions

By Darrell Wacker - dwacker@civitasmedia.com



HUBER HEIGHTS – The City of Huber Heights has announced a vacancy on the Arts and Beautification Commission, the Property Maintenance Review Board, and the Planning Commission.

Applications will be accepted until May 15 for the Arts and Beautification Commission and Property Maintenance Review Board and until May 22 for the Planning Commission.

Applications can be obtained at City Hall, 6131 Taylorsville Road or from the City of Huber Heights website, www.hhoh.org. (Click on City Council > Boards and Commissions > City of Huber Heights Application for Board/Commission Membership).

Applicants must be a resident and elector of Huber Heights (registered to vote). Boards and commissions advise the City Council on issues important to the City of Huber Heights. Most positions do not require extensive expertise, just an eagerness to serve.

Applications should be sent to the Huber Heights City Council, c/o Anthony Rodgers, Clerk of Council, 6131 Taylorsville Road, Huber Heights, Ohio 45424 or to arodgers@hhoh.org.

Applicants will be contacted to schedule an interview with Huber Heights City Staff and/or the Huber Heights City Council at a time yet to be determined.

Arts and Beautification Commission

The Arts and Beautification Commission is charged with studying and developing a program for the development and encouragement of all forms of art within the City, including the fine arts; performing arts; historical arts and interests in community heritage; folk arts; and cultural arts. The Arts and Beautification Commission will make recommendations to the City Council on the implementation and operation of a City arts program. The Arts and Beautification Commission will also have planning and operational responsibilities related to City-sponsored festivals, events, parades, etc.

The Arts and Beautification Commission also is charged with studying and developing proposals and plans for the beautification of the City, making recommendations to the City Planning Commission and City Council for the implementation of proposals and plans and performing other duties as may be assigned by City Council. The Arts and Beautification Commission was established by City Council legislation.

The Arts and Beautification Commission meets once a month on the third Monday of each month at 6:30 PM or as needed in the Council Chambers at the Huber Heights City Hall at 6131 Taylorsville Road, Huber Heights, Ohio.

Property Maintenance Review Board

The Property Maintenance Review Board hears reviews and appeals of determinations by the City’s Zoning Department on property maintenance issues. Some issues covered by the City’s property maintenance code include:

  • exterior structures painted and in good repair
  • grass and weeds consistently trimmed
  • shrubs and trees near sidewalks trimmed
  • yards and driveways free of junk and debris
  • inoperable vehicles in enclosed structures
  • trash containers enclosed and water tight

The Property Maintenance Review Board was established by City Council legislation.

The Property Maintenance Review Board meets twice a month on the second and fourth Thursdays of each month at 7:00 PM or as needed in the Council Chambers at Huber Heights City Hall at 6131 Taylorsville Road, Huber Heights, Ohio.

Planning Commission

The Planning Commission reviews and approves all Planned Unit Developments (PUDs), rezoning requests, and any new subdivisions. The Planning Commission is the platting agency for the City. The Planning Commission approves and recommends a comprehensive land use plan and an official map of the City to the City Council for review and approval. The Planning Commission also prepares and recommends to City Council ordinances and resolutions that promote the general welfare of the City and its inhabitants. The Planning Commission was established by the City Charter.

The Planning Commission meets twice a month on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at 7:00 PM or as needed in the Council Chambers the Huber Heights City Hall at 6131 Taylorsville Road, Huber Heights, Ohio.

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City seeks applicants for boards and commissions

By Darrell Wacker

dwacker@civitasmedia.com

Reach Darrell Wacker at 684-8983 or on Twitter @HH_Courier.

Reach Darrell Wacker at 684-8983 or on Twitter @HH_Courier.