- Boards & Commissions
Boards & Commissions
- How do I request to serve on a board or commission?
Serving on a board or commission offers the City of Clyde residents an extraordinary opportunity to participate in the City's governmental affairs for the improvement of our community. The most important qualifications for serving are an interest and willingness to serve.
Anyone interested in applying as a volunteer on one of the following boards or commissions should email Justin LaBenne or write a letter of interest to the attention of City Manager Justin LaBenne and send it to:
Clyde Municipal Building
222 N Main Street
Clyde, OH 43410
Call the City Manager's Office with questions at 419-547-6898. Appointments are determined by a majority vote of Clyde City Council. Persons appointed to unexpired terms may request reappointment to a full term upon expiration of the unexpired term.
Arts & Entertainment Commission
The Clyde Arts & Entertainment Commission serves in an advisory capacity to the City Council and City Manager to develop, coordinate, and promote public art, beautification projects, and community events that promote the City of Clyde, Ohio, in a manner meant to improve the quality of life of its citizens and to ensure a positive perception from its visitors and guests.
Board of Zoning Appeals
It is the duty of the Board of Zoning Appeals to hear and determine appeals made for exceptions to and variations in the application of the provisions of the zoning ordinances in harmony with the intent and purposes thereof, and from ordinances, regulations, rules, restrictions, limitations or orders of any administrative official or agency in connection with such matters.
Charter Review Commission
The Charter Review Commission shall be made up of nine qualified electors of the City of Clyde, Ohio, and shall review and recommend to the City Council any alterations, revisions, and amendments to the Charter of the City of Clyde, Ohio as in its judgment seem desirable for consideration by the electorate at the general election in November of the year following the year in which such commission is convened.
Civil Service Commission
The Civil Service Commission shall provide by rules for the determination of merit and fitness as the basis for appointment and promotion of personnel in the classified service of the Municipality by administering Civil Service Examinations and for appeals from the action of the Manager or other officer in any time of transfer, reduction or removal.
The Fair Board shall be responsible for organizing and administering the annual Clyde Fair, which shall be held in September of each year.
The Landscape Committee/Street Tree Commission shall disseminate news and information regarding the selection, planting, and maintenance of trees within the corporate limits, whether the same be on private or public property, implement an Arbor Day observance within the City on an annual basis and establish and maintain, on an annual basis, an inventory of all trees located within the boulevard of streets within the City.
The Planning Commission shall act as the platting commission of the Municipality and, as such, it shall have control of planning and shall provide regulations covering the platting of all lands within the Municipality.
The objective of the Clyde Recreation Board is to provide safe and enjoyable activities for all ages.