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Board or Committees

The Town of Leland is seeking community-minded residents to engage with local governance by volunteering for a Board or Committee position. Serving on a Board or Committee offers individuals the chance to actively participate in addressing community concerns and shaping the future of their Town. 

Currently, there are vacancies on the Economic Development Committee, the Planning Board, and the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board. The deadline for applications is Monday, May 27 at 5 p.m. Information about each advisory group is below. Apply through the Town’s government portal 

Economic Development Committee 

The Economic Development Committee was created to establish and oversee activities of the Town’s economic development program and assist the Town Council in implementing economic development initiatives in Leland. The committee consists of seven members and meets the second Thursday of each month. Committee members serve two-year terms. 

Planning Board 

The Planning Board is charged with making planning and land use policy recommendations to the Town Council, including changes to the zoning map and code of ordinances. It is advised by staff on the best practices for planning and zoning to reach adopted policy and plan goals. The Board consists of seven members and meets the fourth Tuesday of each month. Board members serve three-year terms. 

Parks and Recreation Advisory Board 

The purpose of the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board is to determine when park improvements are necessary, review and recommend a comprehensive parks and recreation plan to Town Council, review and recommend a yearly parks and recreation budget, commission recreation and parks studies, and support and coordinate with staff in implementing any parks and recreation directives or plans approved by Town Council. The Board consists of seven members and meets the last Wednesday of the month on a bi-monthly basis.  

Town Council will review eligible applications at the June Council Meeting and vote to determine the new Board and Committee members. New members will begin their terms on July 1. 

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