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Citizen Advisory Boards

Mission

To provide an opportunity for all citizens to have an active role and voice in their municipal government through advisory boards, which initiate in-depth studies of specific areas of responsibility and make recommendations to the Mayor and Board of Commissioners.

 

Airport Advisory Board

Purpose:

Airport Advisory Board

 

Advises and makes recommendations to the Board of Commissioners on the planning, development, construction, enlargement, improvement, maintenance, equipment, operation, regulation, protection, and policing of the municipal airport and land adjacent to the airport that is subject to the jurisdiction of the Federal Aviation Association.

Term:

3 years

Meetings:

Held as needed

 


Butch
Keith
Edward
Steve
Dawson
 

Members

 Butcher

 Hellem
 Jones

McGuire

 Smith

 

Term Expires

May 2009

 

 

May 2010

May 2010

May 2011
May 2011

 

Ex-Officio Non-Voting Member

Homer Nicholson

Animal Control Commission

Purpose:

Advises the Board of Commissioners on maintenance, improvements, operations and equipment of the Animal Control Center; all ordinances for the control, regulating, licensing and legislation concerning animals kept within city limits.

Term:

3 years

Meetings:

Held as needed

 


Pam
Deanna
David
Alan
Shanley 

Members

Dickerson
Fruits
Kinkaid

Loch

Wells

Term Expires

May 2009

May 2011

May 2010

May 2011

May 2009

 

Non-Voting Staff Members

Clayton Johnson

Steve Miner

Board of Adjustment

Purpose:

Decides requests for zoning variances and appeals from decisions made by administrative officials on the enforcement of zoning regulations.

Term:

3 years

Meetings

Held as needed

 


Tim
Bruce
James
James

Members

Burg

Evans

Roland

Smith

OPEN POSITION

Term Expires

May 2011

May 2009

May 2010

May 2009

May 2011

 

Non-Voting Staff Member

Chris Henderson

Construction Appeals Board

Purpose:

Hears all appeals regarding code enforcement officer decisions referencing electrical, mechanical, plumbing, building and/or fire codes.

Term:

5 years

Meetings

Held as needed

 


Randol
William
Fred
Richard
 

Members

Marzuola

Salmons

Stolhand

Welborn
OPEN POSITION

Term Expires

May 2011

May 2012

May 2009

May 2010

May 2013

 

Alternate Members

Term Expires

 

OPEN POSITION
OPEN POSITION

May 2013
May 2013

Cultural Affairs Commission

Purpose:

Advises the Board of Commissions and City Manager on matters concerning the operation, regulation, promotion and improvements of the Hutchins Memorial, Marland's Grand Home, Civic Center Auditorium, Indian Museum and all matters relating to the cultural affairs of the City.

Term:

3 years

Meetings

1st Tuesday, 8:30 a.m., 1000 East Grand, Marland's Grand Home, Sun Room

 

 

Members

Ralph T. Goodwin III

Gene Putt

Leslie Rardin

Carole Sloan

Evelyn Smith

Terry Vandell-Bell

OPEN POSITION

Term Expires

May 2009

May 2008

May 2008

May 2009

May 2009

May 2010

May 2010

 

Ex-Officio Member

David Keathly

Energy Advisory Board

Purpose:

The duties of the Energy Advisory Board are to:

  1. advise the Board of Commissioners in all phases of maintenance, operation, rates, customer service and long-range planning to meet future electric and energy related requirements;
  2. recommend updates and improvements to the physical facilities as well as all electric and energy related services;
  3. conduct comprehensive studies of rate structures;
  4. conduct comprehensive studies to increase capabilities;
  5. track the financial conditions pertaining to estimated profit and expenses and determines if adequate fund balances are being maintained; and
  6. recommend plans and policies which will ensure continued competitiveness.

Term:

3 years

Meetings

 Quarterly 1st Wednesday, 516 East Grand, City Hall, Barnes Room

FEB-APR-SEP 4:00 p.m.

JUN 7:30 a.m.

 

 

Members

Jeff Cowan

Robert A. Howard

OPEN POSITION
OPEN POSITION

OPEN POSITION

Term Expires

July 2009

July 2010

July 2008
July 2008
July 2009

 

Non-Voting Staff Members

Phil Johnston

Marc LaBossiere

Gary Martin

Historic Preservation Advisory Panel

Purpose:

Prepares a comprehensive inventory and preservation plan for historical, architectural, and archeological resources within the City, as well as makes recommendations to the Board of Commissioners and Planning Commission concerning the acquisition of development rights, facade easements and the development of historical plans.

 

Term:

3 years

Meetings

2nd Friday, Noon, 516 East Grand, City Hall, Barnes Room

 

 

Members

Karen Banta

Bret Carter

 Timilyn Crank

Jayne Detten

Lori Hutchins

Marcia Davis

Richard Winterrowd

Term Expires

May 2010

May 2009

May 2011

May 2009

May 2010

May 2011

May 2009

 

Non-Voting Staff Member

Chris Henderson

Housing Authority

Purpose:

Ponca City Housing Authority is organized pursuant to the Oklahoma Housing Authorities Act for the purpose of exercising its functions as defined in the OHA Act.

Term:

3 years

Meetings

2nd Thursday, 10:00 a.m., 201 East Broadway, Housing Authority

 

 

Members

Max Berry

Larry Buck

Todd Burlie

Barbara J. Ennis

Dwain West

Term Expires

MAY 2009

MAY 2008

MAY 2008

MAY 2010

MAY 2009

Library Board

Purpose:

The Library Board considers all phases of library operations and makes recommendations to the Board of Commissioners for improvements.

Term:

3 years

Meetings

2nd Tuesday, 12:00 p.m., 515 East Grand, Public Library, Board Room

 

 

Members

Ana Beets
Judy Jones

Chris LittleCook

Lorraine Murrison

Patricia Paterson

Glenn Sloan

Doris Stanley

Term Expires

May 2009
May 2011

May 2010

May 2011

May 2009

May 2010

May 2009

 

Non-Voting Staff Member

Sandy Graves

E.W. Marland Estate Commission

Purpose:

The Marland Estate Commission adopts policies, declares regulations, promulgates rules, allocates space, determines uses, provides long range development, fixes user fees, and is dedicated to cultural, educational, historical, recreational and similarly related purposes. The commission advises the Board of Commissioners through the City Manager.

Term:

3 years

Meetings

3rd Tuesday, 4:30 p.m., Marland Estate, Lydie's Cottage

 

 

Members

Debbie Covey

Marlene Foxworthy

Natalie Fraser

Donald L. Gray

Tracy Freeman

Troy Lewis

Tom Myatt

Gerald Nield

Tamee Peresko

Marilyn Snyder

Sherri Tapp
Nancy Tyndall

Term Expires

MAY 2010

MAY 2010

MAY 2009

MAY 2011

MAY 2010

MAY 2010

MAY 2010

MAY 2009

MAY 2009

MAY 2011

MAY 2009

MAY 2011

 

Ex-Officio Member

Gary Martin

Park & Recreation Advisory Board

Sets policies for the operation of the park and recreation program, reviews and approves individual programs, as well as the annual Park and Recreation Capital Improvement Projects budget.

3 years

3rd Thursday, 5:30 p.m. 516 East Grand, City Hall, Barnes Room

No December Meeting

Members

Earl Ball

Angi Kennedy

Alfred Moore

Robin Riley

Jannette Schieber

Bill Wentroth

Kimberlyn Bivins

Wes Young
Gary Gregg
Randy W. Wilson

 Term Expires

May 2009

May 2011

May 2010

May 2009

May 2009

May 2010

May 2011

May 2011
May 2010
May 2009

 Student Members
Open Position
Open Position

Ex-Officio Member

Jim Sindelar

 

Personnel Board

Advises the City Manager and the Board of Commissioners on matters of personnel policy and problems of personnel administration, representing the interest in the improvement of personnel administration in the City's service.

3 years

Held as needed

Members

Michael Daugherty

Travis James

Keith Williamson

Term Expires

May 2010

May 2011

May 2009

Alternate Member

Robert Howard

Advisory  Member

Gary Martin

Planning Commission

Considers and investigates subject matters tending to the development and betterment of the City and makes recommendations concerning the adoption of surveys, maps or plans. The Planning Commission is appointed as the Zoning Commission and as such recommends the boundaries of various zones.

3 years

1st Tuesday, 5:30 p.m., 516 East Grand, City Hall, Commission Chamber

Members

David H. Baur, Jr.

John M. Bohannon

Don Bouldin

Tim Burg

Robert Erner

Dennis Kinkaid

Greg Martin

Mark Mathews

Dick Stone

Term Expires

May 2010

May 2009

May 2010

May 2011

May 2011

May 2011

May 2009

May 2009

May 2010

 

Non-Voting Staff Members

Chris Henderson

Jim Fairbanks

Hong Fu

Craig Stephenson

Senior Advisory Board

Purpose:

Advises the Board of Commissioners and the City of Ponca City on any and all matters concerning encouraging, fostering and promoting senior development, in order to increase the well-being and quality of life of Ponca City's senior population. 

Term:

3 years

Meetings

2nd Thursday, 3:00 p.m., 516 East Grand, City Hall, Barnes Room

No December Meeting

 

 

Members

Stan Brown

Charles Clark

Joan Clark

Ronald W. Covill

Robert Montgomery

Larry Metzger

Jann Schieber

Paul D. Stewart

Kathy Turner

Term Expires

May 2008

May 2008

May 2008

May 2010

May 2010

May 2009

May 2010

May 2009

May 2009

 

Ex-Officio Non-Voting Staff Members

Wayne Foxworthy

Jim Sindelar
Tana McKinley
Marie Trenary

Traffic Commission

Purpose:

Coordinates official traffic activities, supervises the preparation and publication of traffic reports, receives traffic complaints, and recommends ways and means of improving traffic conditions, regulations administration and enforcement.

Term:

3 years

Meetings

3rd Friday, 1:15 p.m., 516 East Grand, City Hall, Barnes Room

 

Members

Gerald Graham

Raymond Ham

James Kanelakos

Ann Kinsinger

Rick Norris

 Term Expires

May 2009

May 2009

May 2008

May 2010

May 2008

 

Ex-Officio Non-Voting Staff Members

Mike Lane

Don Bohon

Chris Henderson

 

Ex-Officio Non-Voting Members

William Kirkpatrick

Kevin Murphy

 

 

 

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