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Boards, Commissions & Committees

Boards, Commissions & Committees

Boards, Commissions & Committees

Fargo city government operates with many boards, committees and commissions that focus on specific topics. These bodies often forward recommendations to the Fargo City Commission for action.

Applying to be on a Board, Commission and Committees

If you are interested in being a member of one of these panels, please complete our application form to express your interest. We will consider your application when it is time to fill a vacant position on the commission, committee and/or board you are interested in.

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Airport Authority
 
Airport Authority
 
Airport Authority

Airport Authority

Responsible for operation and maintenance of the airport.

 
Ambulance Oversight Committee
 
Ambulance Oversight Committee
 
Ambulance Oversight Committee

Ambulance Oversight Committee

 
Arts & Culture Commission
 
Arts & Culture Commission
 
Arts & Culture Commission

Arts & Culture Commission

Responsible for the commissioning and placement of public art owned by the city, and works to encourage the display of public art by all citizens, developers, and property owners.

 
Auditorium Commission
 
Auditorium Commission
 
Auditorium Commission

Auditorium Commission

Responsible for operation and maintenance of the Fargo Civic Center.

 
Board of Adjustment
 
Board of Adjustment
 
Board of Adjustment

Board of Adjustment

Considers variances in zoning ordinances.

 
Board of Appeals
 
Board of Appeals
 
Board of Appeals

Board of Appeals

Duties include hearing appeals from citizens who feel the Inspections Department made an error in applying a code requirement.

 
Board of Health
 
Board of Health
 
Board of Health

Board of Health

Oversees operations of Fargo Cass Public Health.

 
Cass Clay Food Commission
 
Cass Clay Food Commission
 
Cass Clay Food Commission

Cass Clay Food Commission

 
Civil Services Commission
 
Civil Services Commission
 
Civil Services Commission

Civil Services Commission

Protects merit system for city employees and ensures systems principles are upheld.

 
Community Development Committee
 
Community Development Committee
 
Community Development Committee

Community Development Committee

Makes recommendations to the City Commission regarding land development, including the use of economic incentives and grant funds.

 
Election & Governance Taskforce
 
Election & Governance Taskforce
 
Election & Governance Taskforce

Election & Governance Taskforce

Temporary committee tasked with providing recommendations to the City Commission regarding elections and City Commission structure.

 
FARGODOME Authority
 
FARGODOME Authority
 
FARGODOME Authority

FARGODOME Authority

Responsible for operation and maintenance of FARGODOME.

 
Fargo Youth Initiative
 
Fargo Youth Initiative
 
Fargo Youth Initiative

Fargo Youth Initiative

Works to empower and unite the youth of Fargo.

 
Historic Preservation Commission
 
Historic Preservation Commission
 
Historic Preservation Commission

Historic Preservation Commission

Works toward preservation of historic buildings or areas.

 
House Moving Board
 
House Moving Board
 
House Moving Board

House Moving Board

Considers house moving requests.

 
Housing & Redevelopment Authority
 
Housing & Redevelopment Authority
 
Housing & Redevelopment Authority

Housing & Redevelopment Authority

Administers and provides low-income housing.

 
Human Relations Commission
 
Human Relations Commission
 
Human Relations Commission

Human Relations Commission

 
Library Board
 
Library Board
 
Library Board

Library Board

Responsible for operation and maintenance of Fargo Public Library.

 
Liquor Control Board
 
Liquor Control Board
 
Liquor Control Board

Liquor Control Board

Performs several functions related to the sale of alcohol in the City of Fargo.

 
Metro Area Transit Coordinating Board
 
Metro Area Transit Coordinating Board
 
Metro Area Transit Coordinating Board

Metro Area Transit Coordinating Board

Coordinates operations and administration of a joint transit system for the Fargo-Moorhead metro area.

 
Metro Flood Diversion Authority
 
Metro Flood Diversion Authority
 
Metro Flood Diversion Authority

Metro Flood Diversion Authority

 
Native American Commission
 
Native American Commission
 
Native American Commission

Native American Commission

Works to strengthen the Native American community.

 
Parking Commission
 
Parking Commission
 
Parking Commission

Parking Commission

Manages parking facilities to meet community needs.

 
Planning Commission
 
Planning Commission
 
Planning Commission

Planning Commission

Considers land use, planning and zoning issues.

 
Renaissance Zone Authority
 
Renaissance Zone Authority
 
Renaissance Zone Authority

Renaissance Zone Authority

Is responsible for economic development, promotion of the Renaissance Zone and administration of zone incentives.

 
Special Assessment Commission
 
Special Assessment Commission
 
Special Assessment Commission

Special Assessment Commission

Determines how costs of various improvements will be spread against each benefiting property.

 
Tax-Exempt Review Committee
 
Tax-Exempt Review Committee
 
Tax-Exempt Review Committee

Tax-Exempt Review Committee

Evaluates applications from property owners for various property tax exemptions and economic incentives.