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Boards & Commissions
Board and Commission Manual
This manual sets forth general rules and regulations for Boards and Commissions and provides a description of each board and commission.
Board of Adjustment
The Board of Adjustment hears applications related to use, variances and appeals as provided in the Zoning Ordinance.
Building Board of Appeals
The Dangerous Building Board of Appeals meets as needed to review an appeal request in regards to a Dangerous and Dilapidated Building Notice.
Civil Service Commission
Original entrance, and promotion examinations for City employment, within civil service regulations, are given by the Civil Service Commission.
Electrical Appeal Board
Fire Code Board of Appeals
Five-member board appointed by the Mayor with the approval of the City Council for five-year terms. Their duty is to determine the suitability of alternate materials and types of construction and to provide for a reasonable interpretation of the Fire Code.
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Library Board of Trustees
The Board of Trustees of the Marshalltown Public Library sets policy and oversees the operations and budget of the Public Library.
Parks & Recreation Advisory Committee
The Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee consists of seven members who have an interest in park and recreation matters.
Plan & Zoning Commission
The Plan and Zoning Commission recommends the boundaries of the various original district, and appropriate regulations and restrictions to be enforced therein.
Solid Waste Commission
The Solid Waste Commission Executive Board meets monthly to conduct landfill business.
Storm Water Advisory Committee
This committee is part of the public involvement and participation program required by our MS4 permit.
Water Works Board of Trustees
The Marshalltown Water Works Board of Trustees is in charge of setting the Policy and Regulations by which the Utility operates considering all Federal and State regulations. The Treatment Plant can treat 12 million gallons per day to 147 miles of water mains to 10127 customers who are billed bi-monthly except larger users who are billed monthly. The utility contracts with CIRWA to provide treated water to parts of 13 counties and 30 other small communities in central Iowa. Three members are appointed by the Mayor for six-year terms without City Council approval. Each member of the water board receives $300 quarterly, per City Code Section 2-169.