The City of Palm Coast is seeking applications from its citizens to serve as a member on the Planning and Land Development Regulation Board (PLDRB), the Code Enforcement Board, the Beautification and Environmental Advisory Committee, and the Flagler County Affordable Housing Advisory Committee. 

The PLDRB is designated as the local planning agency pursuant to Florida Statute. The PLDRB is responsible for recommending, to the City Council, land development regulations, which complement the Comprehensive Plan and reviewing land development regulation or amendments thereto for consistency with the adopted plan. Alternates Members serve on the Board and may participate in the discussion but only allowed to vote when a regular member is absent.

The Code Enforcement Board is to promote, protect and improve the health, safety and welfare of the citizens of Palm Coast. The Board has the authority to impose administrative fines and other non-criminal penalties; and, to provide equitable, expeditious, effective and inexpensive methods of enforcing any code and/or ordinance in force in the City. The Code Enforcement Board has the authority to subpoena alleged violators, witnesses and evidence to its hearings, take testimony under oath and issue orders having the force of law to command whatever steps are necessary to bring a violation into compliance.

The Beautification and Environmental Advisory Committee identifies issues within the City of Palm Coast relating to the beautification, scenic beauty, natural resource, conservation, aesthetic enhancements, environmental protection and other related matters and to evaluate and consider ways that could be implemented within the City to address them. The Committee may make recommendations to the PLDRB with regard to Comprehensive Plan amendments and land development regulations involving its areas of review.

The Flagler County Affordable Housing Advisory Committee makes recommendations to the Flagler County Board of Commissioners regarding specific initiatives to encourage or facilitate affordable housing in Flagler County. The City appoints a resident of the City of Palm Coast to this advisory body under the following categories: A citizen representing essential services personnel; and a representative of residential home building industry.

Serving on a voluntary citizen Board or Committee is an excellent opportunity to pursue interests in local governmental activities. The Boards/Committees offer invaluable insight to the City Council, City Staff and the entire community.

Applicants must be registered voters in Flagler County and must be residents of the City of Palm Coast. You may obtain an application and more information by visiting the City website at www.palmcoastgov.com or by contacting the City Clerk's Office, 160 Lake Avenue, Palm Coast, FL 32164. Phone 386-986-3713 or E-mail: vsmith@palmcoastgov.com.

Applications must be submitted by 12:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 1, 2021.