Citizens are invited to serve as official advisors to Loveland City Council on any on of several official City of Loveland boards or commissions. The committees serve as advisory groups helping councilors learn about and make decision on a wide variety of issues that affect the safety, economy and quality of life of Loveland's citizens and businesses.
As members of these committees, residents research and discuss local issues, and offer their recommendations to Loveland City Council.
Volunteers generally spend a few hours a month preparing for and attending meetings usually hosted in a Loveland city building.
The Fall boards and commissions recruiting has begun!
- Vacancies are noted below
- Apply for a board or commission
- Disclosure form required for Planning Commission application
- Questions? Email Rochelle.Fernley@cityofloveland.org or call 970.962.2303
Citizens' Finance Advisory Commission
The purpose of the Citizens' Finance Advisory Commission is to review the city's budget in detail and to report to the City Council on its findings, to evaluate and recommend auditors for use by the city, to review city financial reports, and to review the city's financial policies and recommend changes to the City Council.
Construction Advisory Board
The Construction Advisory Board consists of eleven members appointed by the City Council. Members advise the Council on matters pertaining to the regulation of construction activities including uniform building codes, subdivision improvement requirements, and development standards. The Board serves as the Board of Appeals in connection with the building code, mechanical code, plumbing code, electrical codes, and other codes adopted in Title 15 – Buildings and Construction.
Cultural Services Board
The Cultural Services Board oversees the Loveland Museum/Gallery and Rialto Theater, in an advisory capacity, serving as “sounding boards” and offering suggestions for programs, policies, and events at both facilities. Board members also frequently volunteer to staff events and work on special projects with Museum and Rialto staff.
Disabilities Advisory Commission
The Disabilities Advisory Commission makes recommendations to the City Council on problems relating to handicapped persons and their interaction with the community. In addition, the commission reviews building and development plans and advises city staff on matters of handicapped accessibility.
(Employee General Retirement Plan) Board of Retirement (Citizen Openings)
The Board of Retirement (formerly known as Employees' Pension Board) oversees the pension plans of all employees (except for sworn police and fire employees.) This board is comprised of two citizen members, two employee members elected by their peers and a permanent employee member with financial expertise designated by the City Manager. The Board is responsible for all policy decisions relating to the plans' design, administration and employee education. The Board recommends major changes to City Council such as a change of plan administrator.
Fire Rescue Advisory Commission
The purpose of the Fire and Rescue Advisory Commission shall be to serve as an advisory body to the Board of the Loveland Fire Rescue Authority in the implementation of the fire authority strategic plan for the city and the authority. The Commission is made up of City and Rural district residents. In addition, the commission shall serve as an advisory body to the Fire Chief concerning fire protection, rescue, and emergency management issues.
Parks and Recreation Commission
The Parks and Recreation Commission advises the City Council and City staff with regard to the maintenance, administration, expansion and development of the city’s parks and the city’s park and recreation programs.
The Planning Commission reviews maps, plats, zoning ordinances, subdivision ordinances, and planning matters and makes recommendations to the City Council. The Planning Commission also serves as the ex officio Zoning Board of Adjustment for the City which decides appeals and reviews orders regarding the administration or enforcement of Title 18 – Zoning. The Planning Commission is involved in revising and updating the Master Plan, the Sign Code, Development Standards, Landscaping Standards, and other development matters. Financial disclosure form required.
Senior Advisory Board
The Board serves as coordinating agency for senior services and activities and maintains communications with local, state, and federal government agencies concerning senior citizens. The Board also assists the senior citizens in the Loveland area to live full and interesting lives, so that they might continue to contribute, participate and share in the life of the community. Additionally, the board’s responsibilities include (1) to serve as coordinating agency for senior services and activities; (2) to assess, publicize and support present senior services and activities in the community; (3) to investigate and evaluate requests for new senior citizen services and activities; (4) to plan, initiate, develop and encourage new senior citizen programs as need is indicated; and (5) to establish and maintain communications with local, state and federal government agencies concerning senior citizens.
Transportation Advisory Board
The Transportation Advisory Board advises City Council on matters pertaining to all modes of transportation. The Board reviews and recommends updates to the Transportation Master Plan, considers local and regional transportation matters, reviews and recommend changes to policies related to transportation, and examines the budget and capital improvements plan related to Engineering, Streets and Transit. The board also reviews and recommends changes to transportation and transit fee, rates and charges. The board may address other issues as assigned by City Council. Applications accepted until 5:00 p.m., Friday, March 17, 2017.
Please note that Section 2.60.020(C) [PDF] of the Loveland Municipal Code states:
“C. A person shall not serve on more than one city board or commission at a time; provided, however, that a board or commission member may apply for and be appointed to another board or commission if: (i) said member is the only qualified applicant for the position; or (ii) said member resigns his or her position on the first board or commission prior to or upon appointment to the second board or commission.”
The City of Loveland is committed to providing an equal opportunity for services, programs and activities and does not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, age, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation or gender. For more information on non-discrimination or for translation assistance, please contact the City’s Title VI Coordinator at TitleSix@cityofloveland.org or 970-962-2372. The City will make reasonable accommodations for citizens in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). For more information on ADA or accommodations, please contact the City’s ADA Coordinator at ADACoordinator@cityofloveland.org or 970-962-3319.
“La Ciudad de Loveland está comprometida a proporcionar igualdad de oportunidades para los servicios, programas y actividades y no discriminar en base a discapacidad, raza, edad, color, origen nacional, religión, orientación sexual o género. Para más información sobre la no discriminación o para asistencia en traducción, favor contacte al Coordinador Título VI de la Ciudad al TitleSix@cityofloveland.org o al 970-962-2372. La Ciudad realizará las acomodaciones razonables para los ciudadanos de acuerdo con la Ley de Discapacidades para americanos (ADA). Para más información sobre ADA o acomodaciones, favor contacte al Coordinador de ADA de la Ciudad en ADACoordinator@cityofloveland.org o al 970-962-3319”.