Boards & Commissions
The City of Goodland has multiple advisory boards made entirely of volunteer citizens. Interested in serving on a board? Download the application below and return it to City Hall. We appreciate your willingness to get involved!
Airport Advisory Board
The Goodland Airport Advisory Board consists of five members and provides the governing body with information and advice pertaining to policy for the operation, programs, property, gifts, loans, exhibits, displays, employees and all other matters which may impact the Goodland Municipal Airport — Renner Field.
Cemetery Advisory Board
The Goodland Cemetery Advisory Board consists of seven members and makes recommendations to the governing body as to all major proposals and propositions for the construction and improvement of the city cemetery including the acquisition of land and the acquisition of major equipment and facilities for cemetery purposes. The board shall make reports and recommendations to the governing body on all matters referred to it an d any further recommendations as deemed advisable.
Construction Advisory Board of Trades/Appeals
The Goodland Construction Advisory Board of Trades and Appeals consists of seven members and works directly with City staff to (1) study current code relevant to the board and make recommendations for changes and amendments; (2) review the current codes and potential for updating and adopting new codes to replace or extend the existing code; (3) make recommendations to resolve disputes with code interpretation and establish general policy for enforcement; (4) regularly review and monitor contract licensing and continuing education requirements including any initial licensing requirements, the qualifications for specific individual candidates for licensing and disciplinary action for current license holders; (5) act as the construction board of appeals; (6) except when acting as the construction board of appeals, the board will function in an advisory capacity only; and (7) the board shall prioritize matters as requested by the governing body and investigate or not matters as requested by the governing body.
Planning Commission/Board of Zoning Appeals
The Goodland Planning Commission and Board of Zoning Appeals consists of five members who make recommendations on applications for annexation, rezoning, and subdivisions to ensure the orderly growth and anticipate the physical development of Goodland. The board shall also hear and decide cases where it is alleged there is an error in any order, requirement, decision or determination made by the building official in the enforcement of the City code. The board shall also hear cases requesting a variance from City code provisions.
High Plains Museum Board
The Goodland High Plains Museum Board consists of seven members who work with the Museum Director and make recommendations to the governing body concerning the development of policies, procedures and activities of the museum. The board shall have the responsibility of representing the interests of the public to the museum and of the museum to the governing body. The board shall make reports and recommendations to the governing body on all matters referred to it by the governing body.
Parks and Recreation/Tree Board
The Goodland Parks and Recreation Advisory Board and Tree Board consists of five members who shall make recommendations to the governing body as to all major proposals and propositions for the construction, reconstruction and improvement of public parks and recreational facilities, including the acquisition of land for park purposes, the acquisition of major recreational equipment and facilities, and the institution of new programs in the recreational system. The board shall make reports and recommendations to the governing body on all matters referred to it and any further recommendations as deemed advisable. The board shall also study, investigate, counsel and develop and/or update annually and administer a written plan for the care, preservation, trimming, planting, replanting, removal or disposition of trees and shrubs in public ways, streets and alleys.