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Boards, Committees & Commissions
The City of Edwardsville Board, Committee and Commission resident volunteers are individuals who work to shape every aspect of our community. The City of Edwardsville recognizes that our collective success is a result of meaningful participation and engagement of dedicated residents.
Individuals who are interested in volunteering for a Board, Committee or Commission are encouraged to apply here.
All applications are kept on file for three years for consideration when an opening occurs. Applications are considered by the Mayor, who makes recommendations to the full City Council, who will appoint the individual on the basis of: openings on a board/committee/commission, date application is received, and qualifications for the appointment sought.
Find information on and members of Edwardsville's Band Board.
Beautification & Tree Commission
The Beautification and Tree Commission shall advise and consult with the Arborist on any matter pertaining to Chapter 1221 including but not limited to setting policy concerning selection, planting, maintenance and removal of trees shrubs and other plants within the City.
Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee
The Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee provides specific oversight of the implementation of the Citywide trail plan, and encourages recommendations for policies, programs, and projects that will impact bicyclists and pedestrians.
Board of Fire & Police Commissioners
The Board of Fire and Police Commissioners shall have charge of all appointments to the Fire and Police Departments and shall conduct and hold all entrance and promotional examinations in the manner required by law.
Board of Trustees of the Police Pension Fund
The members of the Police Pension Fund Board are established by State Statutes and carry out duties as outlined in State Statues.
Cool Cities Initiative Advisory Committee
View the members and agendas and minutes of the Cool Cities Initiative Advisory Committee.
Campus to Community Committee
See current members and ex-officio roles.
Fire Pension Board
The board serves to generally control and manage the pension fund, assess contributions, pay expenses, invest funds and to keep records.
Foreign Fire Insurance Board
The Board shall have the power to approve the expenditure of monies from the fund for the maintenance, use, and benefit of the department.
Health Insurance Advisory Committee
Check out the members and the agendas and minutes of the Health Insurance Advisory Committee.
Historic Preservation Commission
The Historic Preservation Commission has several duties including creating a data base and retrieval system for use in planning, review, decision-making, and public information programs.
Human Relations Committee
View the members and overview of the commission that oversees human relations issues in the City of Edwardsville.
Joint Review Board
View the agendas and minutes and more information about the Joint Review Board.
The Library Board shall have the power and authority conferred by state statutes; make rules governing the use of the Library and do all and any acts necessary for the proper maintenance of the Library in accordance with such statutes.
Mobile Intensive Care System Trust Committee
The Trust Committee is responsible for reviewing the budget and requests for funds from the City to operate an advanced life support system, subject to the availability of unrestricted funds of the trust fund.
View the agendas and minutes of the ordinance committee.
The Plan Commission has the responsibility to prepare and recommend to Council a comprehensive plan for the present and future development of the City.
Recreation, Arts, & Special Events Board
The Recreation, Arts, and Special Events Board makes recommendations to the corporate authorities concerning matters pertaining to acquisition, development, improvement and management of parks and playgrounds.
Tourism Advisory Committee
The Tourism Advisory Committee recommends and advises the Administrative and Community Services Committee on policy and implementation for tourism issues.
Zoning Board of Appeals
The Zoning Board of Appeals is to hear and determine appeals from and review any order, requirement, decision or determination made by the Zoning Administrator.