Citizen Boards

The Town of Wendell has six boards/ committees comprised of citizens who work with Town Staff to provide input to the Wendell Board of Commissioners on issues important to our growing town. Committee members are appointed by the Board of Commissioners on an annual basis.

The title and description of each board/committee is listed below. If you are interested in applying for one of the boards/committees, please click on the application link at the bottom of this page to download an application.

Board of Adjustment

The Board of Adjustment is a seven-member quasi-judicial board that hears appeals to the Wendell Zoning Code. The Board meets once an appeal has been filed with the Wendell Planning Department or once per quarter, whichever is more frequent. The Board of Adjustment meets in the Wendell Courtroom.

Economic Development Committee

The Wendell Economic Development Committee is a twelve-member committee that is a partnership between the Town of Wendell and the Wendell Chamber of Commerce. The twelve-member board is allocated a limited budget on an annual basis to attract new businesses and to promote Wendell as a business-friendly community. The Economic Development Committee meets on the first Wednesday of each month at4 the Wendell Chamber of Commerce.

Parks and Recreation Commission

The Parks and Recreation Commission is a nine-member body that meets the first Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the Wendell Community Center. The duty of the Parks and Recreation Commission is to provide citizen input in relation to the operation and development of Town-owned park property.

Planning Board

The Planning Board is a twelve-member advisory board that makes recommendations to the Wendell Board of Commissioners on rezonings, ordinance amendments, and subdivisions within Wendell's corporate limits and extra-territorial jurisdiction. The Planning Board meets on the third Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the Wendell Courtroom.

Tree Board

The Wendell Tree Board is a five-member board that raises tree awareness in Wendell and makes recommendations to the Board of Commissioners on trees located on public property within the town limits. The Wendell Tree Board meets at least once per quarter, plus additional special called meetings, at Wendell Community Center Conference Room.

Download Citizen Board Application (PDF)