UPCOMING VACANCIES ON WAYNESBORO BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS
– An advisory body appointed to advise Council as to the park and recreational needs of the City. The Commission also provides advisory direction to the Parks and Recreation Department staff on related topics including the annual budget, general recreational programming and relationships with other private and public organizations, and park development and re-development issues.
Meetings: Held on the fourth Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m. except in November and December when they will be held on the third Thursday. Department of Parks and Recreation, 413 Port Republic Road, Waynesboro, VA.
Transportation Safety Commission – The mission of the Waynesboro Transportation Safety Commission is to consider pedestrian, vehicular and bicycle transportation issues as they relate to the safety and enjoyment of the citizens of Waynesboro and to consider development-related transportation issues as they affect the level of service of the larger arterial system. This Commission meets on an average of four (4) times per year to recommend to the City Council and/or the Police Chief and Public Works Director various means for improving traffic things as placement of stop signs, limits on parking, speed limits, etc.
Meetings: Third Monday of January, April, July and October at 5:15 p.m. in the Public Works Administration Building, 941 Fir Street, Waynesboro. Interim meetings held as needed. (Terms begin September 1)
Senior Advocacy Commission – The commission assesses and evaluates community needs and resources relative to senior residents by means of public sessions, forums, surveys, and coordination with other agencies, individuals, and/or firms who have an interest in the well-being of the city's older adult population; recommend to the city council and city manager ways and means of providing and improving services for older adults; be responsible for initiating and supporting efforts to increase the visibility of the seniors in the community, include them in the life of the city, and recognize the value of their contributions to the community at large.
Meetings: Third Wednesday of each month at 2:30 p.m. Waynesboro Senior Center, 325 Pine Avenue (Terms begin September 1)
Board of Building Code Appeals: The purpose of the Board of Building Code Appeals is to hear appeals from an aggrieved party regarding the design or construction of a building or structure or any decision of the Building Official concerning the application of the Uniform Statewide Building Code to such building or structure. The Board shall follow the appeal procedures as established by the Uniform Statewide Building Code on all hearings and findings. Membership of the Board shall to the extent possible, represent different occupational or professional fields relating to the construction industry.
The Board of Building Code Appeals consists of five citizen members.
There is currently a vacancy on the Board for an Electrical Contractor. The Board appointments are for four-year terms and meets on an as-needed basis. For more information, you can contact the City Clerk at 540-942-6669 or email@example.com or the Building and Zoning Code Administrator at 540-942-6628.
Stormwater and Flood Control Commission – Members of the Stormwater and Flood Control Commission consider all matters affecting the City and report to the Council thereon and to recommend the institution of works and projects. Where the Council has referred a project or work of improvement, the Commission will study, report, and recommend action to the Council concerning those works or projects within 90 days. The Stormwater and Flood Control Commission will annually recommend to the Council a budget for capital improvements and for expenses of operation and maintenance within the City.
Meetings: No set schedule at this time. (Terms Begin August 1)
Historical Commission is charged with preserving and protecting the history of the City of Waynesboro. The Historical Commission’s mission is to locate, collect, and preserve historical facts and important information about the community, and educate and encourage personal and community responsibility for preserving its past and fostering an understanding and appreciation of the City’s history.
Meetings: Third Tuesday of each month – 6:30 p.m. – History Room of the Waynesboro Public Library., Waynesboro, Virginia, Waynesboro. (Terms begin September 1)
Cultural Commission - The Commission coordinates the promotion and support of existing cultural activities and events in the Waynesboro area, supports the development of new cultural organizations towards the enhancement of the quality of life, and promotes a cultural tourism effort in the Waynesboro area. The Commission acts in an advisory capacity to the City Council on matters relating to cultural activities, with respect to grants and financial assistance to local organizations, and seeks to cooperate with all agencies, public or private, in the promotion and education of the cultural activities of the city.
Meetings: Fourth Tuesday of each month at 7:30 P.M., Wayne Theatre Building, 533 West Main Street, Suite 1, Waynesboro.
Vacancy Effective September 1: Deadline for applying June 30.
Planning Commission – Established as an advisory board by the Waynesboro City Council and in accordance with Section 15.2-2210 of the Code of Virginia, the Planning Commission is charged with forwarding City planning activities “in order to promote the orderly development of the locality and its environs”. The City Code enumerates the ways in which Planning Commissions shall function as the official body planning for the future growth and development of a locality. Members shall have the powers, functions and duties provided for by the State Planning Law. The Commission is charged with making investigations and reports on the design and improvement of proposed divisions of land and the imposing of requirements or conditions thereon, and shall have final jurisdiction in the approval or disapproval of tentative maps, subject to appeal to the City Council.
Meetings: Tuesday following 3rd Monday of each month - 7:00 P.M. – Council Chambers, Charles T. Yancey Municipal Bldg., 503 West Main Street, Waynesboro.
Although most terms begin September 1, interested applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible to allow time for Council to consider the appointment at an upcoming Council Business Meeting.
If you are a resident of Waynesboro and interested in serving on a board or commission, please fill out this Volunteer Application
and return via email or mail to
503 W. Main St.
Waynesboro, VA 22980