Boards & Commissions
Burlington's volunteer Citizen Advisory Boards and Commissions perform the important function of advising the City Council about matters including preservation of historic sites, zoning, recreational facilities, and traffic within the City.
Board of Adjustment:
Contact: Joey Lea, Inspections Division.
Burlington Historic Preservation Commission:
Advises City Council regarding the historic preservation of the community and directs the local historic site and district program. Meets 2nd Tuesday of each month at 7pm, City Council Chambers, Municipal Building.
Contact: Daniel Shoffner, Planning and Community Development Department
Burlington Minimum Housing Commission:
Contact: David Beal, Planning and Community Development Department
Tree and Appearance Commission:
Makes recommendations to City Council regarding community appearance. Meets 3rd Wednesday of each month at 4pm, Public Works Conference Room, 235 E Summit Avenue.
Contact: Jeff Parsons, Cemetery and Grounds Division
Planning and Zoning Commission:
Advises City Council on planning, zoning and subdivision matters. Meets 4th Monday of each month at 7pm, City Council Chambers, Municipal Building.
Contact: Amy Nelson, Planning and Community Development Department
Public Transit Advisory Commission:
The Public Transit Advisory Commission consists of five members, four appointed by the Burlington City Council and one appointed by the Gibsonville Town Council. An alternate from each municipality will also be selected. All members of the Commission must reside within the service area of the Public Transit System. Members may not serve dual appointments with any other appointed City board or commission. The Commission meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 5:30pm in the Municipal Conference Room in the Municipal Building.
Contact: Mike Nunn, Transportation Director
Recreation and Parks Commission:
Advises City Council on matters involving recreational facilities operated by the City. Meets 2nd Thursday of each month at 5:30pm, Kernodle Center, 1535 S Mebane Street.
Contact: Tony Laws, Recreation and Parks Department
Considers matters relative to the safe and efficient flow of traffic in the City. Meets 1st Wednesday of each month at 7 pm, City Council Chambers, Municipal Building.
Contact: Jason Geary, Traffic Engineer
Burlington - Alamance Airport Authority:
Advises City Council regarding the operation and development of the regional airport. Meets 3rd Wednesday of each month at 12 Noon, Burlington-Alamance Regional Airport.
Contact: Dan Danieley
Burlington - Graham Board of Alcoholic Beverage Control:
Oversees the operation of ABC Stores and disburses profits from the sale of alcoholic beverages. Meets the last Thursday of the following months: Jan, Apr, Jun, Jul, Oct; at 4:30pm, General Office, 603 W Harden Street, Graham.
Burlington Housing Authority:
Directs all federal housing projects within the City. Meets 1st Thursday of each month at 12 noon, Housing Authority Office, 133 N Ireland Street.
Alamance County Library Committee
Recommends programs, policies and regulations for the operation of the library and advises the Alamance County Board of Commissioners on library matters. 2 members are recommended by the Burlington City Council and appointed by the Alamance County Commissioners. The Committee meets at one of the four libraries at 12pm four times a year or as otherwise called.
Contact: M.J. Wilkerson (336) 229-3588