The board grants special use permits and variances pursuant to the land use ordinance and interprets the location of zoning district boundary lines. Meeting Date - 3rd Tuesday of each month, 7: Meeting Date - 3rd Tuesday of each month, 12 noon, Lumberton Airport Alcohol Beverage Control Board The purpose of the Alcohol Beverage Control Board is to operate an ABC System in the City of Lumberton in conformance with North Carolina's uniform system of control over the sale, purchases, transportation, manufacture, consumption and possession of alcoholic beverages.
Five members are appointed to three year staggered terms by the City Council, on an at-large basis. Meeting Date - 4th Thursday of each month, 6: The responsibility of the community appearance commission is to study, investigate, counsel and develop and update annually, and administer a written plan for the care, preservation, pruning, planting, replanting, removal or disposition of trees and shrubs in parks, in the city's cemeteries, along streets and in other public areas.
The community appearance commission is responsible for developing an official street tree species list comprised of three groups of trees: Small trees, medium trees and large trees. No trees other than those included in the list may be planted as street trees.
The community appearance commission is responsible for establishing guidelines for the spacing of city trees in accordance with the three species size classes in the official street tree species list. Meeting Date - 3rd Tuesday of each month, 5: In performing its functions, the community relations commission will invite and enlist the cooperation of all racial and economic groups, as well as persons representing various economic, educational and social groups in all areas of the city and will act as a coordinating agency among those other groups in the community in the establishment and maintenance of educational programs in the community designed to bring about better human relations.
Meeting Date - 1st Tuesday of each month, 5: Members are appointed to two-year staggered terms, except for Insurance Commissioner's appointment.
Two members are appointed by City Council, two by Fire Department employees and one appointment by the Insurance Commissioner. The Board is an autonomous board and members are appointed by the Mayor at large to five-year staggered terms. Meeting Date - 3rd Wednesday of each month excluding the month of July , 7: The board of trustees is composed of twelve members; the board of commissioners of the county appoints seven members of the board and five members are appointed by the city council of the city.
Meeting Date - 3rd Wednesday bi-monthly, 4: This committee makes recommendations to Council and initiates and operates various programs utilizing funds from United Way, the City and the County. Public donations are also accepted.
Meeting Date - 4th Monday of each month, 12 noon, City Hall Personnel Board Personnel Board reviews and makes recommendations concerning personnel issues to the City Manager Meeting Date - Scheduled on an as needed basis Planning Board The planning board consists of ten members, eight of who are appointed by the city council, one from each precinct, and two of whom are appointed by the county board of commissioners from the extraterritorial area.
The planning board serves as the zoning commission of the city. Meeting Date - 1st Tuesday of each month, 7: The public safety commission reviews methods and proposals concerning making the city a crime-free and drug-free community, hears and makes recommendations concerning petitions for review, and performs any other duties assigned by council.
Meeting Date - 3rd Monday of each month, 7: Eight members are appointed by the city council, one from each electoral precinct; and one member is appointed by the mayor at-large. The recreation commission provides, maintains, operates and supervises the public parks and playgrounds, athletic fields and recreation centers and other recreation facilities owned or controlled by the city or leased or loaned to the recreation commission. The recreation commission has complete supervision of the facilities and activities provided and conducted on or in connection with the parks, playgrounds, athletic fields and recreation centers provided and has the power to conduct any form of recreational or cultural activity.
Meeting Date - 2nd Tuesday of each month, 5: Work with the City Staff to improve the delivery of City services in an efficient and effective manner. Improve Communication and the flow of information to the public on topics of interest including general operation, city budget issues, and capital projects.
Communicate to employees the City's expectations for standards of service and implement programs that recognize employees who meet or exceed these standards. Involve employees in the planning process by encouraging them to submit their comments and ideas on topics of interest that will improve community service. Being fiscally responsible by evaluating and monitoring department budgets on a quarterly basis.
Work with staff to effectively implement the City's Capital Improvement Plan. Work with City Council and Staff to present a realistic and positive image of the City and its programs to the citizens of Lumberton. Work in partnership with the County, State, and Federal Governments to develop a strategy that promotes economic development. Monitor activities in the NC General Assembly and track legislation that affects local government.
He is responsible for the coordination and management control for all the activities of City Government. The Manager as the administrative head of the City government implements policy set by City Council and sees that the laws of the City and State are properly followed.
These duties include working with staff on a variety of projects, assist with policy development, project management and other duties that may be assigned by the City Manager. The Assistant to the City Manager manages complex special projects and tasks assigned by the City Manager related to a broad range of topics and subjects. The Administration Staff is also responsible for providing and coordinating the release of public information concerning City policies, projects and programs.
The City Attorney is appointed by City Council. City Attorney oversees the legal affairs of the City. On a daily basis the City Attorney participates in the following activities: Serves as Legal Counsel to the City Council, staff, boards, commissions and committees of the City Drafts or supervises drafting of ordinances and resolutions for Council, explains the foregoing to Council and answers questions relating thereto Attends meetings of Council and City boards and commissions and renders immediate legal advice Serves as legislative liaison for City with State and Federal governments Drafts or supervises the drafting of all contracts, deeds, leases, releases, franchises and other legal documents on behalf of the City Represents the City in legal matters, brings suits necessary to be instituted by the City and defends the City in suits brought against it, and handles appellate litigation.
Decides major legal questions in litigation, claims, leases and contracts, land titles and related legal matters Prepares the departmental budget and oversees expenditures Prepares and supervises the preparation of formal legal opinions upon request of Council members and the administration Defends City employees in action brought against them for conduct while in the line of duty Supervises and administers land transactions.