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City of Bozeman Citizen Advisory Boards 

Do you have an interest in what goes on in the city? Maybe you wondered about how various districts are zoned or how afforable housing is decided? Do you want to help shape the future of land use, transportation, parks and recreation, biking, beautification, the library, and more? 

Join a citizen advisory board! 

If you are passionate or concerned about a specific area - join an advisory board or attend a relevant meeting and make your voice heard. Specific board vacancies are listed below. Apply now: Advisory Board Application

For more information, please contact us:   

The City Clerk's office can be reached via email at agenda@bozeman.net or by calling 582-2320. You can also come by and visit in person at City Hall, 121 N. Rouse Avenue, Suite 202.

Meeting Schedules and Accessibility   

Please see the schedule of all public meetings on our calendar page. All board meetings are open to the public. If you have a disability that requires assistance, please contact our ADA Coordinator, Chuck Winn, at (406) 582-2307, (TDD (406) 582-2301). 

List of all City boards:

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Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Committee
Audit Committee
Band Board
Beautification Advisory Board (BBAB)
Building Division Board of Appeals (BOA)
Board of Ethics
Bozeman Area Bicycle Advisory Board (BABAB)
Bozeman Climate Partners Working Group
Bozeman Historic Preservation Advisory Board (BHPAB)
Bozeman Tourism Business Improvement District (BTBID)
Cemetery Advisory Board
(City) Planning Board
City-County Board of Health
Community Affordable Housing Advisory Board (CAHAB)
(Gallatin County) Criminal Justice Coordinating Council
Design Review Board (DRB)
Development Review Committee (DRC)
Downtown Bozeman Improvement District Tax Increment Financing Board (IDB/TIF)
Downtown Business Improvement District (BID) Board
Economic Development Council (EDC)
Fire Code Board of Appeals
Gallatin County Mental Health Local Advisory Council
Gallatin Local Water Quality District Board of Directors
Impact Fee Advisory Committee
Inter-Neighborhood Council
Library Board of Trustees
Midtown Urban Renewal Board (MURB)
NorthEast Urban Renewal Board (NEURB)
Parking Commission
Pedestrian and Traffic Safety Committee
Planning Coordinating Committee
Police Commission
Prospera Revolving Loan Fund
Recreation and Parks Advisory Board (RPAB)
South Bozeman Technology District
Streamline Advisory Board (Administered by HRDC)
Trails, Open Space, and Parks Committee (TOPs)
Transportation Coordinating Committee (TCC)
Tree Advisory Board
Zoning Commission

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Committee

Staff Liaison: Chuck Winn

Audit Committee

The role of the Audit Committee is to advise the City Commission regarding selection of an auditor, monitor the audit while in process, and review the comprehensive annual financial report in detail and forward a recommendation to the Commission.

Membership: The Audit Committee shall be comprised of four members as follows: "two Commissioners with some expertise in finance, accounting, or management if available; and two citizens with some expertise in finance, accounting, or management." Members shall be appointed to two-year staggered terms, and the terms of one Commissioner and one citizen are to begin on March 1 each year.

Member Term Expiration Position (If Any) Appointed
Peter Ohman March 1, 2017 Citizen - Accountant September 19, 2016
Joseph Huber March 1, 2018 Citizen September 19, 2016
Anna Rosenberry Conterminous City Staff N/A
Chris Mehl N/A Voting Commissioner Member N/A
Jeff Krauss N/A Voting Commissioner Member N/A

Staff Liaison: Brian LaMeres

Band Board

The Band Board is advisory to the Commission with the main focus on ensuring that the municipal band has a safe place to play and that the band has the appropriate number of concerts scheduled each summer.  The Band Board is also responsible for hiring of the band director for the municipal band for its annual summer season.

Staff Liaison: Mitch Overton


Beautification Advisory Board (BBAB)

The Bozeman Area Beautification Advisory Board's purpose is to identify, investigate, and recommend community beautification projects and programs; investigate and pursue funding sources for beautification projects, in coordination with City staff; and advise the Commission concerning  beautification of City owned properties and facilities.

Board Member Term Expiration  Position (if any)    Appointed
Vacant, Apply Here June 30, 2019   July 18, 2016
Charlotte Knighton  June 30, 2018   July 18, 2016
Terry Quatraro June 30, 2019 Chair July 18, 2016
Ellie Staley  June 30, 2019   July 18, 2016
Judy Locker June 30, 2017 Non-resident with interest in the City September 28, 2015
Anne Gage June 30, 2019   July 18, 2016
Vacant, Apply Here June 30, 2018    
Vacant, Apply Here June 30, 2019    
Vacant, Apply Here June 30, 2017    

  
              

 













Commission Liaison: Commissioner Pomeroy
Staff Liaison: Jessica Johnson

Building Division Board of Appeals (BOA)

The Board of Appeals determines the suitability of alternate materials and methods of construction and to provide reasonable interpretation of the following codes of the City of Bozeman building code, electrical code, mechanical code, and plumbing code. The Board of Appeals was established under Resolution No. 2483, adopted in October 1983.

Membership: The BOA shall consist of five members with staggered three year appointments appointed by the Commission who are qualified by experience and training to pass upon matters pertaining to building construction.

Member Term Expiration Position (If Any) Appointed
Vacant, Apply Here December 31, 2016    
Robert Lashaway December 31, 2019   01/30/2017
David Wright December 31, 2018   01/11/2016
Vacant, Apply Here December 31, 2018    
Vacant, Apply Here December 31, 2018    

Commission Liaison: Commissioner Mehl
Staff Liaison: Bob Risk

Board of Ethics

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Member Term Expiration Position (If Any) Appointed
Christopher Carraway July 31, 2018 Chair November 7, 2016
Melissa Frost July 31, 2017   August 3, 2015
Mary Jane McGarity July 31, 2017   August 3, 2015

This board does not have a Commission liaison.
Staff Liaisons: Chris Kukulski, Greg Sullivan

Bozeman Area Bicycle Advisory Board (BABAB)

Created by the City Commission in 1990 with Resolution No. 2817, BABAB's purpose is to recommend safe bicycle practices throughout Bozeman in regard to enhanced bicycle circulation and design, community-wide bicycle education and safety programs, and other matters relating to bicycling in the Bozeman area. 

In 2010 the City Commission authorized Resolution No. 4246, authorizing the bike board to raise funds supporting bicycle safety awareness and education. Theyalso adopted Ordinance No. 1795 to confirm additional duties and responsibilities set out in Resolution No. 4246. The board also identified the need for members to represent the interests of the Montana State University student body, the Bozeman High School student body and the residents of Gallatin County. Ordinance No. 1795 provides for these membership additions. All of the Ordinances have been codified in Division 14 of the Bozeman Municipal Code.

Membership: The board shall consist of up to twelve members serving two year staggered terms with unlimited reappointments. Persons must be of legal age with the majority of the members residents of the City. Non-resident members shall have some interest in the City. Members should also be knowledgeable of bicycling and/or traffic safety in the Bozeman area. One of the positions is for a representative of Montana State University and another position is set aside for a non-voting High School liaison who does not need to be of legal age, but must have written consent to participate from a guardian. One of the positions is also set aside for a County resident.

Member Term Expiration Position (if any) Appointed
Bill Cochran December 31, 2016   December 8, 2014
Jason Delmue December 31, 2016   December 8, 2014
Don Funke December 31, 2018   April 11, 2016
Jason Karp December 31, 2016 County Recommended Seat April 4, 2016
Tony LeBaron December 31, 2017   August 24, 2015
Candace Mastel December 31, 2017   February 1, 2016
Rebecca Gleason December 31, 2018    
Samual Haraldson December 31, 2016    
Juliana Oliff December 31, 2017 Non-Voting High School Liaison  
Jennise Schule December 31, 2016    
Rachel Rockafellow December 31, 2017    
Dillon Warn December 31, 2016 Chair  
 
Commission Liaison: Mayor Taylor
Staff Liaison: John VanDelinder

Bozeman Climate Partners Working Group

Bozeman Climate Partners is an energized community-based project designed to highlight the good conservation work being done in Bozeman and to encourage others to join in reducing our carbon footprint. Check out their website to learn who is doing what, how you can plug in, and other great stuff being done across the region.

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Commission Liaison: Mayor Taylor
Staff Liaison: Natalie Meyer

Bozeman Historic Preservation Advisory Board (BHPAB)

The Bozeman Historic Preservation Advisory Board was created under Division 6 of the Bozeman Municipal Code as a measure to establish a local historic preservation program designed to promote the preservation of historic and prehistoric sites, structures, objects, buildings, and historic districts by addressing historic preservation issues at the local level and integrating them into local, state, and federal planning and decision-making processes. The historic preservation program includes the identification, evaluation and protection of historic resources within the city (Ordinance No. 1180). The board shall act in an advisory capacity to the City Commission, City Planning Board, Zoning Commission and other boards and City staff seeking advice on historic preservation issues.

Membership: Members are appointed to staggered two-year terms comprised of combination of up to seven members per
 Ordinance 1927.

Member Term Expiration Position (if any) Appointed
       

Commission Liaison: Deputy Mayor Andrus
Staff Liaison: Chris Saunders

Bozeman Tourism Business Improvement District (BTBID)

Commission Liaison: Deputy Mayor Andrus

Cemetery Advisory Board

Commission Liaison: Deputy Mayor Andrus

(City) Planning Board

Commission Liaison: Commission Mehl


City-County Board of Health

Commission Liaison: Commissioner Mehl

Community Affordable Housing Advisory Board (CAHAB)

Commission Liaison: Commissioner Pomeroy

(Gallatin County) Criminal Justice Coordinating Council

Commission Liaison: Commissioner Pomeroy

Design Review Board (DRB)

Commission Liaison: Deputy Mayor Andrus

Development Review Committee (DRC)

Commission Liaison: Deputy Mayor Andrus

Downtown Bozeman Improvement District Tax Increment Financing Board (IDB/TIF)

Commission Liaison: Commissioner Krauss

Downtown Business Improvement District (BID) Board

Commission Liaison: Commissioner Krauss

Economic Development Council (EDC)

Commission Liaison: Mayor Taylor

Fire Code Board of Appeals

Commission Liaison: Commissioner Krauss

Gallatin County Mental Health Local Advisory Council


Gallatin Local Water Quality District Board of Directors

Commission Liaison: Commissioner Krauss

Impact Fee Advisory Committee

Commission Liaison: Commissioner Mehl

Inter-Neighborhood Council

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Commission Liaison: Mayor Taylor


Library Board of Trustees

Commission Liaison: Commissioner Pomeroy

Midtown Urban Renewal Board (MURB)

Commission Liaison: Commissioner Krauss

NorthEast Urban Renewal Board (NEURB)

Commission Liaison: Commissioner Pomeroy

Parking Commission

Commission Liaison: Deputy Mayor Andrus

Pedestrian and Traffic Safety Committee

Commission Liaison: Commissioner Pomeroy

Planning Coordinating Committee

Commission Liaison: Commissioner Mehl


Police Commission

This board does not have a Commission liaison.

Prospera Revolving Loan Fund

Commission Liaison: Commissioner Mehl


Recreation and Parks Advisory Board (RPAB)

Commission Liaison: Mayor Taylor

South Bozeman Technology District

Commission Liaison: Commissioner Mehl

Streamline Advisory Board (Administered by HRDC)

Commission Liaison: Mayor Taylor

Trails, Open Space, and Parks Committee (TOPs)

Commission Liaison: Deputy Mayor Andrus

Transportation Coordinating Committee (TCC)

Commission Liaison: Commissioner Krauss

Tree Advisory Board

Commission Liaison: Mayor Taylor

Zoning Commission

Commission Liaison: Commissioner Mehl

List of Boards, Commissions & Committees

2016 Beautification Award Nominations

Historic Preservation Advisory Board (BHPAB)

Audit Committee

Impact Fee Advisory Committee

Band Board

Inter-Neighborhood Council

Bicycle Advisory Board (BABAB)

Library Board of Trustees

Board of Ethics

Multiple Agency Partnership Boards & Committees

Bozeman Area Beautification Advisory Board (BBAB)

Northeast Urban Renewal Board (NURB)

Bozeman Climate Partners Workgroup

Pedestrian and Traffic Safety Committee

Bozeman Midtown Urban Renewal Board

Planning Board (City)

Bozeman Parking Commission

Planning Coordinating Committee

Building Division Board of Appeals

Police Commission

Cemetery Advisory Board

Recreation and Parks Advisory Board (RPAB)

Community Affordable Housing Advisory Board (CAHAB)

South Bozeman Technology District

Design Review Board (DRB)

Tourism Business Improvement District (BTBID) Board

Development Review Committee

Trails, Open Space and Parks Committee (TOP) Meeting

Downtown Bozeman Improvement District - Tax increment Finance District Board (IDB-TIF)

Tree Advisory Board

Downtown Business Improvement District Board (BID)

Wetlands Review Board

Economic Development Council

Zoning Commission

Fire Code Board of Appeals