Board / Commission Names & Details

Architectural Review Board
  • Serves to maintain the architectural integrity of the community through reviews of building plans.
  • Three members, five-year terms.
  • Meets as needed.
Staff Liaison: Matt Unrein, Public Works Director 314-524-4721.

Current Openings
  • 1 - Term 2010-2015
Board of Adjustment
  • Serves to hear, reverse, or affirm appeals from property owners related to errors, variances, and exceptions to enforcement of the zoning and sign ordinance.
  • Five members, five-year terms.
  • Meets as needed.
Staff Liaison: Matt Unrein, Public Works Director 314-524-4721.

Current Openings
There are no openings currently available.

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

Current Openings
  • 1 - Term 2013-2018
Ferguson Neighborhood Improvement Program (FNIP)
  • The Ferguson Neighborhood Improvement Program (FNIP) is a not-for-profit housing corporation operated by the City of Ferguson.
  • 11 members, three-year terms.
  • Meets quarterly at City Hall, 110 Church Street.
Staff Liaison: Pam Hylton, Assistant City Manager 314-524-5158.

Current Openings
  • 1 - Term 2014-2017
  • 2 - Term 2014-2017
  • 3 - Term 2013-2016
Ferguson Special Business District (FSBD)
  • Serves to promote the central business district of Ferguson to the public.
  • Nine members, three-year terms.
  • Meets on the third Thursday of each month at 5:30 p.m.
Staff Liaison: Pam Hylton, Assistant City Manager 314-524-5158.

Current Openings
There are no openings currently available.

Ferguson Youth Advisory Board
  • Serves as an advisory board to the City Council on issues related to youth within city ordinances, long-range planning, and city-sponsored activities.
  • 10 student members, up to five adult members, terms run with the school year.
  • Appointed by council.
  • Meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 5 p.m. in the Back Bay of the former Fire House 1, 108 Church Street.
Staff Liaison: Stan Kreitler, Parks and Recreation Director 314-524-5072.

Current Openings
Please contact liaison for application information.

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

Current Openings
  • 1 - Term 2013-2016
  • 2 - Term 2012-2015
  • 3 - Term 2014-2017
Human Rights Commission
  • 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.
  • Seven members, three-year terms.
  • Appointed by mayor, approved by council.
  • Meets as needed.
Staff Liaison: Pam Hylton, Assistant City Manager 314-524-5158.

Current Openings
  • 1 - Term 2013-2016
  • 2 - Term 2012-2015
Jeske Park Sculpture Garden Commission
  • 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.
  • Five members, varied terms.
  • Appointed by mayor, approved by council.
  • Meets as needed.
Staff Liaison: 

Landmarks Commission
  • Advises the City Council and other boards and commissions on matters of historic significance.
  • Seven members, three-year terms.
  • Appointed by council.
  • Meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at City Hall, 110 Church Street.
Staff Liaison: Pam Hylton, Assistant City Manager 314-524-5158.

Current Openings
  • 1 - Term 2013-2016
Library Board
  • Determines the purpose of the Ferguson Municipal Public Library and adopts policies to oversee and review the administration of the library.
  • Nine members, three-year terms.
  • Meets on the third  Monday of each month at 7:30 p.m. at Ferguson Municipal Library, 35 N. Florissant Road.
Staff Liaison: Joan Henderson, Director, Ferguson Municipal Public Library 314-524-7840.

Current Openings
There are no openings currently available.

Park Board
  • Serves to review and recommend rules, regulations, plans budgets, fees, and procedures related to the administration of the Parks and Recreation Department.
  • Nine members, three-year terms.
  • Appointed by council.
  • Meets on the third  Tuesday of each month at 7 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 2013-2016
  • 2 - Term 2012-2015
Pension Board
  • Oversees the pension fund of the city, including the exclusive and final determination of claims, benefits, refunds, and other disputes which may occur.
  • Seven members, three-year terms.
  • Appointed by mayor, approved by council.
  • Meets on the fourth  Monday of the first  month of the calendar quarter at 7 p.m. at City Hall, 110 Church Street.
Staff Liaison: Pam Hylton, Assistant City Manager 314-524-5158.

Current Openings
There are no openings currently available.

Personnel Board
  • Serves to investigate and advise the City Manager and City Council on matters related to personnel administration.
  • Five members, three-year terms.
  • Appointed by council.
  • Meets as needed.
Staff Liaison: Pam Hylton, Assistant City Manager 314-524-5158.

Current Openings
  • 1 - Term 2012-2015
  • 2 - Term 2012-2015
Plan Commission
  • Members assist the council with long-range 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.
  • Seven members, four-year terms.
  • Meets on the first  and third  Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. at City Hall, 110 Church Street.
Staff Liaison: Pam Hylton, Assistant City Manager 314-524-5158.

Current Openings
There are no openings currently available.

Senior Citizen Commission
  • Serves to protect the needs of Ferguson’s senior citizens and to utilize their talents and abilities for the betterment of the community.
  • Seven members, three-year terms.
  • Appointed by mayor, approved by council.
  • Meets on the first Thursday of each month at 9 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
  • Acts in a general advisory capacity to the council and city administration on traffic and parking issues.
  • Seven members, three-year terms.
  • Appointed by council.
  • Meets on the third Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at City Hall, 110 Church Street.
Staff Liaison: Matt Unrein, Public Works Director 314-524-4721.

Current Openings
  • 1 - 2012-2015