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Boards, Commissions & Committees

BUILDING CODE BOARD OF APPEALS:
When there is an agenda the meetings are scheduled for 7:30 p.m. in the Commission's Room. Duties and functions are to review appeals in which the owner of a building or structure is appealing a decision of the code official who is refusing to grant a modification to the provisions of the building or structure, or plumbing system, or mechanical system, or electrical system.

CABLE COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION:
Meets the first Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. in the Commission's Room. This Commission makes recommendations to Council concerning franchise agreement, budget, rate changes, service changes, etc, and makes evaluations of the cable system.

CITY BEAUTIFUL COMMISSION:
Meets the first and third Thursday of each month at 7:30 p.m. in the Commission's Room. Their purpose is to promote, plan and sponsor a program of general improvement in the appearance of all properties in the City and to investigate, study and recommend plans for improving the general health, sanitation, safety and cleanliness of the City.

CIVIC COMMISSION:
Meets the third Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the Commission's Room. This is an advisory commission that coordinates and reviews all requests for civic events occurring within the City, such as the Christmas Parade, Memorial Day Parade, city-wide garage sale day, and organizational fund-raisers.

DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY:
Meets the first Wednesday in February, May, September and December at 7:00 p.m. in the Caucus Room. A public body corporation to act in the best interests of the city to halt property value deterioration, increase property tax valuation where possible in the business district of the city, elimination the causes that deterioration, and to promote economic growth pursuant to Act 197 of the Public Acts of 1975.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL BOARD:
When there is an agenda, regular meetings are scheduled at 7:30 p.m. in the Commission's Room. An advisory board renders assistance and advice to the City officials in connection with various forms of environmental protection. It grants or rejects variances and acts as an appeal board for cases relating to this matter.

Fire and Police Pension System

The Fire and Police Retirement system, which is managed by the Pension Board, is designed to help members meet financial needs should they become disabled, retire, or die.  The Pension Board's fiduciary responsibility is to supervise the general administration of the System and invest it's assets.  Our Board retains professional advisors to assist in fulfilling these duties.

HISTORICAL COMMISSION:
Meets the second Thursday of the month at 7:00 p.m. in the Commission's Room. An advisory commission collects, develops and compiles historical data and information concerning the origin and development of the Trenton area, as well as over-seeing maintenance and tours of the Trenton Historical Museum.

LIBRARY COMMISSION:
Meets the second Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m. at the Library. This advisory commission studies and reviews existing library facilities in the City and recommends any improvements to the library system.

PARKS & RECREATION:
Meets the third Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m. at the Kennedy Ice Arena. The purpose of this advisory commission is to consider, study and make recommendations relative to a master plan for the development of city-wide recreation programs and facilities. The commission also considers, studies and makes recommendations for the improvement of existing parks and range planning for the City of Trenton.

PLANNING COMMISSION:
Meets on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the Commission's Room. Advisory Board for making zoning change recommendations to the City's Zoning Ordinance and consider long-range planning for the City of Trenton.

 

TRAFFIC SAFETY COMMISSION:
Meets the first Wednesday of the month (and fourth, if necessary,) at 8:00 p.m. in the Commission's Room. Reviewing public safety matters is the purpose of this advisory commission.

ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS AND ADJUSTMENTS:
Meets every three weeks on Thursday at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers. This commission conducts formal Public Hearing of advertised applications for appeal of the City's Zoning Ordinance and votes on final granting or rejection of the zoning variances.


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