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Posted on: October 26, 2018

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 Commissions:

  • Coralville Arts Commission (3 year term): 2 positions

The City of Coralville has two openings on the Coralville Arts Commission. This 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.


  • Coralville Civil Service Commission (4 year term): 1 position

The City of Coralville has one opening on the Coralville Civil Service Commission. This 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.


  • Library Board of Trustees (6 year term): 3 positions

The City of Coralville has three openings on the Library Board of Trustees. This board 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.


  • Parks & Recreation Commission (3 year term): 2 positions

The City of Coralville has two openings on the Parks & Recreation Commission. This 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.


  • Planning & Zoning Commission (5 year term): 1 position

The City of Coralville has two openings on the Planning and Zoning Commission. This 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, and privileges in establishing the City Zoning Regulations and other related matters (Code Book; CH. 23). Meetings are the first Wednesday of the month at 6:30 pm.


How to Apply

Coralville citizens interested in being considered for any of these positions may pick up an application at Coralville City Hall, Monday through Friday, from 7:30 am to 5:00 pm or download an application.


Applications are due at City Hall, 1512 7th Street, or by e-mail to Thor Johnson, City Clerk, tjohnson@coralville.org, no later than 5:00 pm on Wednesday, November 21, 2018.


Mayor John A. Lundell will recommend appointees to the Council for approval in December.

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