Boards & Commissions

Appointed Boards and Commissions - APPLY HERE

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:, Conrad Olmedo, 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: Jamie Lawson, Planning and Community Development Director

Burlington 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: Conrad Olmedo, Planning Department. 

Advisory Bodies:

Community Police Advisory Team       APPLY CPAT HERE

The Community Police Advisory Team advises and recommends policy enhancements and equitable practices to meet the needs of the community and police.

Contact: Brian Long, Police Chief

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: Jason Barnhill, Horticulture Specialist

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: Mike Nunn, Director of Transportation 

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 NunnDirector of Transportation 

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: Brian TennentEngineering & Operations Manager


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: Susana Goldman, (336) 229-3588