Kettering Boards and Commissions

KETTERING ARTS COUNCIL

Purpose: The Kettering Arts Council, in partnership and collaboration with the community, strives to provide access to the arts for all ages, encourage a passion for the arts, and promote art appreciation and education.
Meetings: Third Tuesday, 5 p.m.
Contact Person: Shayna V. McConville, 296-0294
More information in Parks, Recreation & Cultural Arts Department
BOARD OF COMMUNITY RELATIONS
Purpose: To improve intergroup relations and promote fair housing regardless of race, religious creed, color, sex, disability, national origin, ancestry, marital status or familial status.
Meetings: Third Monday at 7:00 p.m.
Contact Person: Angela Brown, 296-2441
More information in Planning and Development Department
BOARD OF PERSONNEL APPEALS
Purpose: To hear appeals and render non-binding decisions on terminations of Unclassified Civil Service employees.
Meetings: On Call
Contact Person: Jenny Smith, 296-2446
BOARD OF PLUMBERS’ REGISTRY
Purpose: To Examine and license all journeymen plumbers and plumbing contractors performing work in the city.
Meetings: On Call
Contact Person: Terry Welker, 296-2441
More information in Planning and Development Department
BOARD OF TAX APPEALS
Purpose: To hear appeals filed by taxpayers in order to affirm, reverse or modify any assessment, ruling or decision made by the Tax Manager. In deciding to affirm, reverse or modify, the board shall determine the facts and shall apply the law according to the Tax Code but shall not have the authority to vary, waive or refuse to apply any provision of the Tax Code.
Meetings: On Call
Contact Person: Marcy K. Bare, CPA, Tax Manager, 296-2502
BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS
Purpose: Defined by the City Charter, the Board of Zoning Appeals interprets the provisions of the zoning code and has the power to vary the literal application of the Zoning Code requirements.
Meetings: Second and fourth Mondays at 7 p.m.
Contact: 296-2441
More information in Planning and Development Department
CHARTER REVIEW COMMITTEE
Purpose: The Kettering City Charter requires that a Charter Review Committee meet, at a minimum, once every ten (10) years.
Meeting: Future meetings to be determined as necessary
Contact Person: Mark Schwieterman, City Manager, 296-2412
CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION
Purpose: To formulates rules for adoption by City Council and promotion of city and school board employees in the Classified Civil Service and to hear appeals of Classified Civil Service employees on issues of suspension, demotion, termination and layoff.
Meetings: On Call
Contact Person: Jenny Smith, 296-2446
BICYCLE ADVISORY TASK FORCE
Purpose: To make recommendations to City Council regarding potential bike-oriented programs and facilities to consider as part of future City initiatives.
Meetings: TBD
Contact Person: Andy Aidt, 296-2420, andrew.aidt@ketteringoh.org
PARTNERS FOR HEALTHY YOUTH ADVISORY BOARD
Purpose: To promote, develop and maintain programs targeted to the youth in Kettering.
Meetings: Second Tuesday, 4 p.m.
Contact Person: Mary Beth Thaman, 296-2454 or Andrea White, 296-2593
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PARKS AND RECREATION BOARD
Purpose: To promote a comprehensive parks, recreation and cultural arts program, and to provide complete recreation areas and facilities for Kettering residents.
Meetings: First Thursday in February, April, June, August, October and December, 4 p.m.
Contact Person: Lindsey Lipinski, 296-2454
PLANNING COMMISSION
Purpose: Defined by the City Charter, the Planning Commission guides development in the city by approving plans in accordance with the provisions of the zoning code, and serves as the city’s platting authority.
Meetings: First and third Mondays at 7:00 p.m.
Contact Person: 296-2441
More information in Planning and Development Department
PROPERTY MAINTENANCE BOARD
Purpose: To provide residents an opportunity to appeal a violation notice that has been issued in connection with enforcement of the city’s property maintenance code.
Meetings: On call
Contact Person: Joanne Mejias, 296-2441
More information in Planning and Development Department
SISTER CITY COMMITTEE
Purpose: To provide an organization of citizens interested in fostering a people-to-people relationship between residents of Kettering, Ohio, and those of one or more cities in foreign countries throughout the world.
Meetings: Fourth Monday, 7:30 p.m.
Contact Person: Tony Klepacz, 296-2416
For more information visit www.ketteringsistercities.com
VOLUNTEER ADVISORY COUNCIL
Purpose: To promote volunteerism within the City of Kettering.
Meetings: Second Wednesday, 8 a.m, if an application has been filed
Contact Person: Mary Lou Randolph, 296-2433
VOLUNTEER CELEBRATION COMMITTEE
Purpose: To recognize all of Kettering’s volunteers.
Meetings: On Call
Contact Person: Mary Lou Randolph, 296-2433
If you are interested in serving on a board or commission please fill out an application. Please return completed applications to Council Office 3600 Shroyer Road, Kettering, OH 45429. For questions please call 296-2416.
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