The Gardner City Council made two appointments to advisory boards during their Oct. 17 meeting.
Monica Jacobs, Gardner, was appointed to the Board of Zoning Appeals. Three of the BOZA’s five positions were up for reappointment in July; two were filled in July, and Jacobs was appointed to fill the third position after an interview process.
The BOZA is a citizen-based body that considers and makes decisions regarding: appeals of the city’s actions in administering the land development code and variances from the specific requirements.
The BOZA meets on the1st Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. in the city hall council chambers when an application is initiated.
Gilbert Ludgwig was appointed to the Airport Advisory Board. Ludgwig replaces Chad Tate, who resigned. He was selected from 9 applicants after an interview process.
The airport advisory board advises the city council on matters pertaining to continued growth and improvement of the Gardner Municipal Airport including: acquisition of property, construction and reconstruction of airport facilities, institution of programs and procedures which will increase usage of such facilities, and review and make recommendations regarding the airport master plan.
Regular meetings are held on the second Monday of the month at 7 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers. All The board consists of five members. Members serve without compensation for three-year terms. Preferred members are at least 18 years of age, a registered voter, and have a vested and working knowledge of the airport.
The appointments for the boards and commissions are governed by the Governing Body Rules of Procedure. Applicants are interviewed by a team consisting of the mayor and two council members. Individuals are appointed by the city council.
All meetings are open to the public.