Boards/Commissions/Committees Powers and Duties

Board of Adjustment

To hear and decide appeals in which it is alleged that there is an error in an order, requirement or decision made by the Zoning Administrator in the enforcement of this chapter. This power shall include the power to reverse, affirm, or modify, wholly or partly, any order, requirement or decision of the Zoning Administrator properly appealed to the Board, and make such order, requirement, decision or determination as is necessary. To learn more about this board please click here

Cemetery Committee

Assume complete charge and control of municipal cemeteries, lay out, plat, design, beautify, and, in general, to develop municipal cemeteries.  Set rules and regulations regarding burials, maintenance of lots, monuments, construction of streets and ways, planting of grass and shrubbery, conduct of persons on the cemetery grounds, and such other rules and regulations necessary for  proper operation and maintenance of municipal cemeteries. Receive and disburse all monies received from all sources for the maintenance, operation and upkeep of municipal cemeteries. To learn more about this committee please click here

Municipal Airport Advisory Board 

 It shall be the duty of the airport advisory board to prepare and submit to the city council recommendations for the improvement, equipping, maintenance and operation of the Eloy municipal airport. To learn more about this board please click here

Building Code Board of Appeals

When used in the codes or this article shall refer to a board commissioned by the city council and mayor whose sole entity is to hear appeals from the decisions of the building official, determine the suitability of alternative materials and construction methods, and to permit interpretations of the provisions of the codes not related to administration. To learn more about this board please click here

Parks, Recreation and Library Advisory Board 

Formulate policies on parks and recreation areas, facilities, and services with the approval of the city council. Hear and provide input pertaining to library services, aging population services, parks developments, recreational programming, arts, culture, youth activities, budget priorities, and serve as an advocate for building community and promoting a sense of place within Eloy. Recommend the adoption of standards on park and recreational areas, facilities, programs, and user fees. Have periodic inventories made of recreation services that exist or may be needed and interpret the needs of the public to the City Council and to the Community Services Director. Aid in coordinating the parks and recreation programs and review the effectiveness of the parks and recreation programs with the Community Services Director and the City Council. Assist in communicating the policies and functions of  recreational programs to the public. Provide advice to the Community Services Director on the development of long-range improvement programs for parks and library services. Act in an advisory capacity to the City Council and the Community Services Director in all matters pertaining to parks and recreation and library services and cooperate with the governmental agencies and civic groups in the advancement of sound parks and recreation planning and programming, as well as evaluating the efficiencies of library services.  To learn more about this board please click here

Pension Board

Addresses all questions of eligibility, service, credits, and determines the amount, manner and time of payment of any benefits under the Public Retirement System. To learn more about this board please click here

Planning & Zoning

The Planning and Zoning Commission shall serve in an advisory function to assist the City Council in making decisions pertaining to amendments to the General Plan and this chapter, and applications for development approval.  It shall be the duty of the commission to make a survey of the City and prepare and present to the Council a comprehensive plan for zoning the City. The commission shall further perform such other duties in connection with the planning and zoning of the City as are consistent with the Constitution and the laws of the State. To learn more about this commission please click here.

Revitalization Commission

It shall be the duty of the Commission to prepare and submit to the City Council recommendations for the revitalization/redevelopment of buildings and structures within the City, and serve as the Historic Preservation Commission. The responsibilities of the Commission shall include: Promulgation of rules and regulations as necessary for the conduct of its business, review of criteria for the identification of significant historic, architectural, and cultural landmarks and for the delineation of historic districts, review existing surveys of significant historic, architectural and cultural landmarks and historic districts within the City and periodically update the survey, recommending to the City Council the designation of identified structures or resources as landmarks and historic districts, acceptance on behalf of the City of the donation of façade easements and development rights; the making of recommendations to the City Council concerning the acquisition of façade easements or other interests in real property as necessary to carry out the purposes of this chapter, increasing public awareness of the value of historic, cultural and architectural preservation by developing and participating in public education programs, making recommendations to the City Council concerning the utilization of state, federal or private funds to promote the preservation of landmarks and historic districts within the City, and recommending programs and projects for the revitalization/redevelopment of buildings within the City to improve the aesthetics of buildings to further enhance the economic base of the community, recommending acquisition of a landmark structure by the City where its preservation is essential to the purposes of this chapter and where private preservation is not feasible and approval or disapproval of applications for certificates of appropriateness pursuant to this chapter.  To learn more about this commission please click here.