City of Destin seeking volunteers to serve on boards and committees

The City of Destin is seeking interested and qualified residents to serve on the following boards and committees:

  • Board of Adjustment
  • Local Planning Agency
  • Public Works/Public Safety Committee
  • Town Center Community Redevelopment Agency Advisory Committee

In order to be considered qualified, an applicant must be a resident of the City of Destin (see map).

Board of Adjustment 

The Board of Adjustment’s role is to hear and decide upon applications for variances, special exceptions, and administrative appeals when it is alleged there is an error in any order, requirement, decision, or determination made by an administrative official in the enforcement of any zoning ordinance. Members of the Board of Adjustment are required to file an annual Financial Disclosure form for which there is an automatic per day penalty imposed by the Ethics Commission for late filing. 

  • Meetings: First Wednesday of every month at 5:30 p.m. as needed

Local Planning Agency 

The Local Planning Agency’s major focus is to act in an advisory capacity to the City Council on matters relating to the Comprehensive Plan and Land Development Code amendments, re-zonings, and vacations of rights-of-way/easements. Members of the Local Planning Agency are required to file an annual Financial Disclosure form for which there is an automatic per day penalty imposed by the Ethics Commission for late filing. 

  • Meetings: First and third Thursday of every month at 5:30 p.m.

Public Works/Public Safety Committee 

The Public Works/Public Safety Committee’s role is to identify and review various functional areas relating to public works, including street construction and maintenance, public parking areas, sidewalks, city rights-of-way and the like; assess the need for projects relating to matters of public safety including, but not limited to traffic signals, street lights, crosswalks and the like and to make recommendations to the City Council.

  • Meetings: Second Tuesday of every month at 5:30 p.m.

Town Center Community Redevelopment Agency Advisory Committee 

The Town Center CRAAC was created to provide recommendations to the CRA Board of Directors on how best to implement the adopted Town Center CRA Plan.

  • Meetings: Third Wednesday of every month at 5:30 p.m.

For more information, contact Rey Bailey, City Clerk at rbailey@cityofdestin.com or call 850-837-4242.

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