Boards & Commissions

Responsibilities
The City of Grinnell has 13 boards and commissions as set forth in the Code of Ordinances. Members of the boards and commissions are appointed by the mayor and approved by the council. All board and commission terms end on the last day of the month that the appointment expires.

The Boards and Commissions for the City of Grinnell and the chapter in the
Code of Ordinances that sets forth their responsibilities are:
  • Airport Board of Adjustment - Chapter 175
  • Airport Zoning Commission - Chapter 28
  • Board of Adjustment - Chapter 165
  • Civil Service Commission - Chapter 27
  • Historic Preservation Commission - Chapter 26
  • Hotel and Motel Tax (Tourism) Committee - Chapter 124
  • Human Rights Commission - Chapter 29
  • Library Board of Trustees - Chapter 22
  • Low Rent Housing Commission - Chapter 31
  • Parks and Recreation Board - Chapter 25
  • Planning & Zoning Commission - Chapter 23
  • Renaissance Board - Chapter 32
  • Veterans Memorial Commission - Chapter 30