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Posted on: November 27, 2018

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Press Release – Board Openings

The City of Tipp City is seeking interested citizens to serve on the following Boards.

Board of Tax Appeals

The Board meets as needed to hear appeals filed by citizens concerning tax assessments.  Members are appointed by City Council for one-year terms expiring December 31st.


Board of Zoning Appeals 

This five-member board is responsible for hearing and determining appeals from administrative decisions, petitions for variances in the case of peculiar and unusual circumstances and hardships which would prevent the reasonable use of land, and other matters as may be requested by City Council.  Members are appointed to serve three-year terms.  The BZA meets on the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 7:30 pm.

Parks Board

The purpose of the Parks Advisory Board shall be to promote the development of a comprehensive parks system in the city; make recommendations to City Council and staff on matters pertaining to the development and improvement of the city’s parks and recreational facilities; provide for citizen input on park matters; and guide planning efforts to ensure compliance with the Parks and Open Space Master Plan.  Meetings are held at 7:00 pm on the second Monday of the odd months of the year.

Planning Board 

In accordance with Charter Section 8.02, the Planning Board shall make recommendations to the City Manager and Council on all matters affecting the physical development of the municipality, shall be consulted on the comprehensive plan and the implementation thereof as provided in Charter Sections 8.03 and 8.04 and shall exercise all other responsibilities as may be provided by this Charter or by ordinance or resolution for the protection and improvement of the health, morals, safety, and welfare of the citizens of the City.  Planning Board Meetings are held the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 7:30 pm.

Restoration and Architectural Board of Review 

The Restoration Board shall have the powers and duties as provided in Section 154.052 (H), 154, 052(K), 154.052(L), and any other power or duty delegated by any other sections of the Tipp City Code of Ordinances, or any other power or duty delegated by the City Council.

Appeals from decisions made by the Restoration Board shall be made to the Board of Appeals in accordance with the standards of section 154.052(M) and section 254.151 through 154.155 of the Tipp City Zoning Code.  Restoration Board Meetings are held the 4th Tuesday of each month at 7:30 pm.

Tree Board 

It shall be the responsibility of the City Tree Board to study, investigate, and counsel; develop or update annually, and administer a written plan for the care, preservation, pruning, planting, replanting, removal, or disposition of trees and shrubs in parks, along streets, and in other public areas.  The plan will be presented annually to the City Council, and upon their acceptance and approval shall constitute the official comprehensive city tree plan.  The Board, when requested by City Council, shall consider, investigate, make finding, report, and recommend upon any special matter of question coming within the scope of its work.  Meetings are held the second Wednesday in even months of the year at 5:15 pm.

Citizens who wish to be considered for any Board or Commission must complete an application and submit it to Janice Bates, Clerk of Council by December 21, 2018.  Applications are available online at or at the Government Center located at 260 South Garber Drive, Tipp City.

Janice Bates

Clerk of Council



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