Boards & Commissions

Citizens of the Town of Summerville have an opportunity to volunteer their time and expertise on a number of citizen committees, boards, and commissions. Appointments are made by Mayor and Council in December of each year when there are seats with expiring terms.

NOTICE TO TOWN OF SUMMERVILLE RESIDENTS

The Mayor and Council of the Town of Summerville are accepting applications to fill the terms expiring in December 2021 on the following Citizen Committees, Boards, and Commissions.

Board of Architectural Review: 2 seats
1 – At large, must live in the official Historic District of Summerville
1 – Must be a member of a Town-approved arts community organization

Planning Commission: 4 seats (all at large)

Design Review Board: 2 seats
1 – Landscape Architect, Landscape Designer, or Urban Designer
1 – Commercial Real Estate Agent, Commercial Appraiser, or Private Planning Consultant

Municipal Election Commission: 1 seat (at large)

Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee: 3 seats (all at large)

State Accommodations Tax Advisory Committee: 2 seats
1 – Must work in the hospitality industry
1 – Must be a member of a cultural interest organization in the Town

Tree Protection Committee: 3 seats
1 – certified arborist
1 – at large (knowledgeable about forestry and horticultural matters)
1 – at large (knowledgeable about forestry and horticultural matters)

You must either be a resident within the corporate limits of the town, be the owner of real property located within the corporate limits of the town, or be appointed by a unanimous vote of the Council to serve. These positions require someone who has demonstrated civic interest, general knowledge of the community, independent judgment, and availability to prepare for and attend meetings. 

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS November 22, 2021.

If you have any questions, please contact Beth Messervy, Town Clerk, bmesservy@summervillesc.gov, 200 South Main Street, Summerville, SC 29483  

The Town of Summerville supports a policy of equal opportunity.

Application for Boards/Commissions - New Applicants
Application for Boards/Commissions - Currently Serving

If you have any questions, please contact Beth Messervy, Town Clerk, bmesservy@summervillesc.gov, 200 South Main Street, Summerville, SC 29483