Boards & Commissions


COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT IS IMPORTANT TO OUR SUCCESS.

Are you interested in serving? 

If you’re interested in applying to serve on any Board or Commission, please complete the application and submit the appropriate documentation (listed at the bottom of the application). To learn more about each of the boards and commissions, please click below.

The City of Nampa is currently seeking volunteers to serve on the following boards & commissions:
  • ARTS & HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSION (1 opening)
  • BIKE AND PEDESTRIAN ADVISORY COMMITTEE (2 openings)
  • BOARD OF APPRAISERS (1 opening)
  • BUILDING AND SITE DESIGN STANDARDS COMMITTEE (2 openings)
  • DEVELOPMENT IMPACT FEE ADVISORY COMMITTEE (2 openings)
  • PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION (3 openings)

For additional information please SCROLL BELOW and visit the specific board or commission pages.

DEADLINE:

 November 1, 2021 for most openings

TO APPLY:
 Interested individuals are encouraged to download the application form at cityofnampa.us/serve and submit a letter of interest and resume expressing reasons why they would like to serve via email to Chief of Staff Rick Hogaboam at hogaboamr@cityofnampa.us or deliver/mail to Nampa City Hall at 411 3rd Street South, Nampa, Idaho 83651.


To learn more about the appointment process, review the City of Nampa Appointment flowchart. If you have general questions, please contact the Chief of Staff Rick Hogaboam (hogaboamr@cityofnampa.us or 208-468-5411). 

DETAILED INFORMATON ON CURRENT OPENINGS



ARTS & HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSION (1 opening)


The Arts and Historic Preservation Committee is a volunteer committee comprised of seven (7) members appointed by the Mayor with professional training or experience in the disciplines of architecture, history, architectural history, urban planning, archaeology, engineering, law or other historic preservation related disciplines.  The Purpose of the Committee is to advise and assist the Mayor and city council to develop, coordinate and promote the visual, performing and literary arts and heritage programs and policies of enjoyment, education, cultural enrichment and benefit of the citizens of Nampa.

The appointed member will serve a three (3) year term beginning January 1, 2022.  The Arts and Historic Preservation Committee meets the second (2nd) Monday of every month from 4-5pm at the Nampa Development Services Center, unless announced otherwise.

BIKE AND PEDESTRIAN ADVISORY COMMITTEE (2 openings)


The Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee is comprised of seven individuals whose purpose is to advise the city on matters regarding development of the bicycle and pedestrian facility network throughout Nampa. The appointed members will serve a three-year term beginning January 1, 2022. The Nampa Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee meets the second Thursday of every month from 4-5 p.m. in Nampa City Council Chambers, unless announced otherwise.

BOARD OF APPRAISERS (1 opening) 


The Board of Appraisers is comprised of three City of Nampa staff, as well as three (3) citizens at large. The Board of Appraisers recommend all rates, charges or fees made and established under authority of Nampa City Code 3-1-1 Board of Appraisers Duties. The board also conduct hearings and hear appeals from Nampa utility customers. The board decisions must be presented to Council for approval. The applicant must live within Nampa city limits as well as receive water, sewer and irrigation services. The board typically meets quarterly at Nampa Development Services Center, located at 500 12th Avenue South. The appointed member will serve a four-year term beginning January 15, 2022.

BUILDING AND SITE DESIGN STANDARDS COMMITTEE (2 openings)


The Building and Site Design Standards Committee is comprised of seven citizens-at-large, having background and interest in community design such as architects, engineers, planners, designers, developers, builders, business persons and landscape architects. The committee reviews projects forwarded by staff, requested by the applicant, greater than 5,000 square feet or complicated in nature. The committee reviews projects for compliance with design review standards from various code sections within Title 10. 

 Appointed members of the committee must have resided in the city for at least one year prior to the appointment and must remain a resident of the city or the impact area, as defined by the current comprehensive plan, during service on the committee.  The board meets at 12:30 p.m. on the third Monday of each month at Nampa City Hall. The appointed members will serve a four-year term beginning January 1, 2022.

DEVELOPMENT IMPACT FEE ADVISORY COMMITTEE (2 openings)

The Development Impact Fee Advisory Committee is comprised of six members. All members must reside within city limits. This committee makes recommendations to the mayor and city council regarding development impact fees, land use and capital improvements. At least one of these two openings must be filled by someone in the business of development, building or real estate industry. The committee meets annually as a minimum requirement, with additional meeting dates to be determined, to review proposed changes and updates to the development impact fees. The appointed members will serve a two-year term beginning January 7, 2022.

PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION (3 openings)


The Planning and Zoning Commission serves in an advisory capacity to Nampa City Council on various land use matters and as a decision-making body for a limited range of land use matters. The commission consists of nine members and Nampa residency is required for most members. Members of the commission who are residents must have resided in the city for at least two years prior to their appointment and must remain a resident during their time of service. Commissioners are appointed for six-year rotating terms.

Nampa Planning and Zoning Commission meets on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month unless otherwise rescheduled. Public hearings begin at 7:00 p.m., and the commission begins their meeting prior to public hearings as needed to go through business items. Two of these appointed members will serve a six-year term beginning January 1, 2022. One of the appointed members will fill a recently vacated position that expires on December 31, 2022.