The Airport Advisory Commission consists of five to seven members who are nominated by the Mayor and confirmed by the Council. The Commission assists in the development plans of the Airport, recommends methods and mean to implement airport plans, assists in the promulgation of airport regulations, work with and supports city staff in the implementation of airport regulations, and advances, promotes and improves aviation development and opportunities.
The Board of Economic Development consists of seven members who are nominated by the Mayor and confirmed by the Council. The Board is tasked with the development of a plan which states the goals and objectives to guide the city in its provision of long-term, permanent employment opportunities, enhancement of the quality of life for City residents, highest and best land use, and maximum development of natural resources.
The Parks and Recreation Advisory Board consists of seven members who are nominated by the Mayor and confirmed by the Council. The Board is tasked with providing input and recommendations on issues relating to placement of memorials and plaques on city property and on the annual budget for city parks, recreation and cultural programs and projects.
The Planning and Zoning Commission is composed of seven members who are nominated by the Mayor and confirmed by the Council. The Commission acts on rezoning actions, conditional use permits, variances, planned unit developments (for PUD’s) and changes to the Palmer Municipal Code in Title, 17, Zoning.