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Posted on: January 18, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Norcross Board Vacancies

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The city is now accepting applications for the Planning & Zoning Board, Downtown Development Authority, Norcross Public Arts Commission, Discovery Garden Park, and Sustainable Norcross Commission.

The Planning & Zoning Board makes recommendations to the City Council on rezoning applications, special use permits and changes to the city’s Comprehensive Plan and Unified Development Ordinance. They meet on the first Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m.  Please note, residency in Norcross is a requirement of this position.

The Downtown Development Authority is dedicated to the development, growth and preservation of business in Downtown Norcross and works to advance projects. They meet on the second Thursday of each month at 6 p.m.

The Norcross Public Arts Commission is responsible for cultivating a growing, creative arts community in Norcross and advising the city regarding arts and culture matters. They meet on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. 

Discovery Garden Park Board aims to inspire lifelong curiosity, understanding and appreciation of nature through organic gardening, education and demonstration and to provide a place of beauty for Norcross residents and visitors. They meet on the second Monday of the month at 6:00 p.m. 

Sustainable Norcross Commission purpose is to advise Mayor and Council on environmental sustainability, assist the city in maintaining platinum certification in the ARC Green Communities program, educate and inspire Norcross residents and businesses to be leaders in sustainability and develop and implement new sustainability innovations in our community. They meet on the second Wednesday of the month at 6:00 p.m.

Please contact Deputy City Clerk Shayla Alexis (shayla.alexis@norcrossga.net) to submit your application to serve. You can learn more, including meeting days, missions and lists of other citizens serving on each board and commission on the city website under the City Government tab.

Applications are due Tuesday, February, 1st. Download application here. Applicants who have applied within the previous two years do not have to reapply. If you are seeking reappointment, please use this application.

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