Board / Commission Names & Details

Architectural Review Board- 3 Members, 5 year terms, Chair Call
Serves to maintain the architectural integrity of the community through reviews of building plans.
Appointed by Mayor, Council Approved 

Staff Liaison: Matt Unrein, Public Works Director 314-524-4721.

Current Openings
1 - Term 2010-2015
2 - Term 2014-2019

Board of Adjustment- 5 Members, 5 year terms, Chair Call
Serves to hear, reverse, or affirm appeals from property owners related to errors, variances, and exceptions to enforcement of the zoning and sign ordinance.
Appointed by Mayor, Council Approved
Staff Liaison: Matt Unrein, Public Works Director 314-524-4721.

Current Openings
1 - 2014-2019

Building Board of Appeals- 5 Members, 5 year terms, Chair Call
Serves to hear, reverse, or affirm appeals from property owners related to errors and variances to enforcement of the floodplain ordinance.
Meets as needed.
Staff Liaison: Matt Unrein, Public Works Director 314-524-4721.

Current Openings
1 - Term 2013-2018

Ferguson Youth Advisory Board 8- 10 Students, 5 adults,
Appointed by council.
Meets on the second Monday of each month 4:30 p.m. 
Staff Liaison: Stan Kreitler, Parks and Recreation Director 314-524-5072.

Current Openings
contact liaison 

FNIP Board- 10 Members (9 Voting, 1 Council), 3 year terms 

The Ferguson Neighborhood Improvement Program (FNIP) is a not-for-profit housing corporation operated by the City of Ferguson.
Meets on the forth Monday of each month at City Hall, 110 Church Street 7:30 p.m.
Staff Liaison:  Megan Asikainen, City Clerk 314-524-5152 

Current Openings
1 - Term 2014-2017

Ferguson Special Business District (FSBD) - 9 Members, 3 year terms
Serves to promote the central business district of Ferguson to the public.
Meets on the third Thursday of each month at 4:00 p.m.
Staff Liaison: Megan Asikainen, City Clerk 314-524-5152.

Current Openings
1 - Term 2012-2015

Housing Board of Appeals- 7 members, 3 year terms, Chair Call
Hears and rules on the appeals of property owners related to the enforcement of the city’s Exterior Appearance Code and Homestead Program.
Appointed by council.
Meets as-needed.
Staff Liaison: Matt Unrein, Public Works Director 314-524-4721.

Current Openings
1 - Term 2014-2017
2 - Term 2013-2016
3 - Term 2014-2017

Human Rights Commission- 7 members, 3 year terms, Chair Call
Serves to receive and hear complaints related to human rights violations and advise the City Council on possible legislative or policy changes to prevent discrimination as prohibited in Chapter 21 of the Municipal Code.
Appointed by mayor, approved by council.
Meets as needed.
Staff Liaison:  Megan Asikainen, City Clerk 314-524-5152
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Current Openings
1 - Term 2013-2016
2 - Term 2013-2016
3 - Term 2014-2017

Jeske Park Sculpture Garden Commission- 5 members, 1 year terms, Chair Call
Serves give advice and direction to the City regarding the planning, development, and maintenance of the sculpture garden at Jeske Park. The Commission will also advise the City on the solicitation, procurement, and display of sculpture art within the sculpture garden.
Appointed by mayor, approved by council.
Meets as needed.

Landmarks Commission- 7 members, 3 year terms
Advises the City Council and other boards and commissions on matters of historic significance.
Appointed by council.
Meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. at City Hall, 110 Church Street.
Staff Liaison:  Megan Asikainen, City Clerk 314-524-5152

Current Openings

1 - Term 2013-2016

Library Board- 9 members, 3 year terms (3 terms)
Determines the purpose of the Ferguson Municipal Public Library and adopts policies to oversee and review the administration of the library.
Meets on the third Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m. at Ferguson Municipal Library, 35 N. Florissant Road.
Staff Liaison: Scott Bonner, Director, Ferguson Municipal Public Library 314-524-7840.

Current Openings
There are no openings currently available.

Park Board- 9 members, 3 year terms
Serves to review and recommend rules, regulations, plans budgets, fees, and procedures related to the administration of the Parks and Recreation Department.
Appointed by council.
Meets on the third Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the offices of Parks and Recreation, 501 N. Florissant Road.
Staff Liaison: Stan Kreitler, Parks and Recreation Director 314-524-5072.

Current Openings
1 - Term 2012-2015
2 - Term 2013-2016
3 - Term 2014-2017

Pension Board- 7 members (3 citizens, 3 employees, Finance Director), 3 year terms
Oversees the pension fund of the city, including the exclusive and final determination of claims, benefits, refunds, and other disputes which may occur.
Appointed by mayor, approved by council.
Meets on the fourth Monday of the first month of the calendar quarter at 7:00 p.m. at City Hall, 110 Church Street.
Staff Liaison:  Megan Asikainen, City Clerk 314-524-5152

Current Openings
There are no openings currently available.

Personnel Board- 5 members, 3 year terms, Chair Call
Serves to investigate and advise the City Manager and City Council on matters related to personnel administration.
Appointed by council.
Meets as needed.
Staff Liaison:  Megan Asikainen, City Clerk 314-524-5152

Current Openings
1 - Term 2012-2015
2 - Term 2012-2015

Plan Commission- 7 members, 4 year terms
Members assist the council with long-range the goals of the community related to a master plan, reviews and recommends zoning and/or zoning changes, and advises developers on projects appropriate to the master plan and zoning ordinance.
Meets on the first and third  Wednesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. at City Hall, 110 Church Street.
Staff Liaison:  Megan Asikainen, City Clerk 314-524-5152

Current Openings
1 - Term 2011-2015

Senior Citizen Commission- 7 members, 3 year terms, 
Serves to protect the needs of Ferguson’s senior citizens and to utilize their talents and abilities for the betterment of the community.
Appointed by mayor, approved by council.
Meets on the third Thursday of each month at 9:30 a.m. at City Hall, 110 Church Street.
Staff Liaison: Stan Kreiter, Parks and Recreation Director 314-524-5072.

Current Openings
There are no openings currently available.

Traffic Commission – 7 members, 3 year terms, Chair Call
Acts in a general advisory capacity to the council and city administration on traffic and parking issues.
Appointed by council.
Staff Liaison: Matt Unrein, Public Works Director 314-524-4721.

Current Openings
1 - 2012-2015
2 - 2014-2017
3 - 2014-2017