City of New Melle Open Board Positions

The City of New Melle Board of Adjustment needs two (2) new members. The Board of Adjustment only meets when necessary and has only met two times this year. It consists of five (5) members that hear requests for variances of the building codes, zoning, or other property related issues.

The Board is a “recommendation only” board and would make a recommendation to the Planning and Zoning Commission or Board of Aldermen to either accept or deny a variance. The Board of Aldermen is the final voting body to determine the outcome of the request.

The City of New Melle Planning and Zoning Commission needs two (2) members. The Planning and Zoning Commission meets once a month on the first Tuesday at 7:00pm. Responsibilities include: Review and make recommendation on all rezoning requests; Review and make recommendation on all conditional use permit requests; Review and make recommendation on all amendments to the zoning ordinance and the subdivision regulations; Review and make recommendation on all applications for site plan approval; Review and make recommendations on the Comprehensive Plan; Review all directory signs as to their height and overall square feet; Submit advisory items to the Board of Aldermen as requested by the Board of Aldermen.

Please consider volunteering for these much-needed positions with the City of New Melle and become involved in the decision-making process of its future. For more information or questions, contact the New Melle City Clerk at 636-828-4807.