Boards & Committees

Board of Adjustment meets on the 4th Thursday of the month at 6 p.m. The board reviews and votes on variance and special exception applications along with appeals.   Members must be a St. Lucie County resident.

Board of Examiners of Contractors meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 9:00 a.m.  The board provides practical and adequate control of all contractors in the construction trades in the city.  Members must be a St. Lucie County resident for a least two years representing specific fields.

Civil Service Appeals Board meets as needed to hear employee appeals, conduct investigations and enforce a code of rules.  Members must be St. Lucie County residents and not an employee of the city. 

Communitywide Council meets on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 6:00 p.m.   The Council reviews the city's Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program Annual Action Plan, economic development business loan applications, non-profit organizations' request for funding applications, and proposed projects for recommendations to staff and City Commission.  Members must represent specific targeted areas and be a city resident.

Construction Board of Adjustments & Appeals meets on the last Tuesday of each month at 9:00 a.m.   This board considers decisions of building officials and applications for variance.  Members represent specific fields from the construction industry. 

Community Redevelopment Agency Advisory Committee meets on the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 2:00 p.m.  Its function is to study, review and provide recommendations, guidance and advice as to matters relevant to the purposes and goals of the Fort Pierce Redevelopment Agency.  Members must be a resident within the district boundaries, own a business or be a financial executive of a business within the boundaries.

Fort Pierce Authentic Tours Advisory Board meets on the 2st Thursday of each month at 3:30 p.m.  This board is an economic development initiative of the city to build capacity and sustainability for local businesses involved or related to the eco/agri/nature tourism industry.  Members must be business owners located within or focused on assets centered around the City.

Fort Pierce Utilities Authority meets on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month at 4:00 p.m.   In 1972, the citizens of Fort Pierce voted by referendum to create the Fort Pierce Utilities Authority which oversees utility services provide to city residents.  Members must be a qualified elector of the City.

Historic Preservation Board meets on the 4th Monday of each month at 6:00 p.m.  This board handles many tasks including maintaining historic district boundaries and monitoring the upkeep of the local register of historic sites and districts.  Members must be city residents or operate a business in the City.

Keep Fort Pierce Beautiful Advisory Board meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 2:00 along with the Tree Board.  The board engages, educates and empowers community members to take greater responsibility for creating a clean and beautiful city through litter abatement, waste reduction, recycling and community beautification in order to improve health and prosperity of our community. Members must be city residents or own a business in the city.  There is one seat dedicated for a St. Lucie County resident.

Planning Board meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 6:00 p.m.  This board is essential in reviewing and influencing the management of growth in Fort Pierce.   Members must be a city resident for at least two years. 

Retirement Board meets on the 3rd Thursday of each month at 2:00 p.m.  The Retirement System was established to help provide a portion of the financial security required for active and retired employees. The system was established as a defined benefit plan under authority of an act of the City Commission in Chapter 13 of the Code of the Ordinances. 

Sunrise Theatre Advisory Board meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. at the Sunrise Theatre.  This Board serves as a liaison between the community and the Theater. 

Wastewater Relocation Advisory Board meets on the 1st Wednesday of each month at 3:30 p.m.  The advisory board was established to study all aspects of the relocation of the wastewater treatment plant located on the western peninsula of South Hutchinson Island and make recommendations to the City Commission with their findings.

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