Boards & Commissions

Appointed Boards

and 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.


Quasi-Judicial Bodies:


Board of Adjustment
Considers Special Use Permits and Variances to the zoning ordinance and hears appeals to the decisions rendered by the Zoning Administrator. Meets 2nd Tuesday of each month at 8:30 a.m., City Council Chambers, Municipal Building. 
Contact: Joey Lea, Planning Department. 

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 7:00 p.m., City Council Chambers, Municipal Building.
Contact: David Beal, Planning and Community Development Department

Burlington Minimum Housing Commission


Hears matters concerning housing conditions and condemnation orders in the City. Meets 4th Tuesday of each month, 10:00 a.m., City Council Chambers, Municipal Building. 
Contact: David Beal, Assistant Planning Director

Advisory Bodies:

 
Tree and Appearance Commission:
Makes recommendations to City Council regarding community appearance. Meets 3rd Wednesday of each month at 4:00 p.m., 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 7:00 p.m., City Council Chambers, Municipal Building.
Contact: Amy Nelson, Planning and Community Development Department

Public Transit Advisory Commission:
Advises on matters concerning Link Transit. Meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 5:30 p.m., Municipal Conference Room, 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 5:30 p.m., Kernodle Center, 1535 S Mebane Street.
Contact: Tony Laws, Recreation and Parks Department

Traffic Commission:
Considers matters relative to the safe and efficient flow of traffic in the City. Meets the 3rd Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m., City Council Chambers, Municipal Building.
Contact: Jason Geary, Traffic Engineer


Others:

Burlington - Alamance Airport Authority:
Directs maintenance , activities, and operations of the 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 12:00 Noon, Housing Authority Office, 133 N Ireland Street.
Contact:Veronica Revels  

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. The Committee meets at one of the four libraries at 12:00 Noon four times a year or as otherwise called.
Contact: M.J. Wilkerson (336) 229-3588