There are various boards and commissions consisting of citizens and residents of the city. They are appointed by the mayor on an annual basis with the consent of the governing body. They are liaison boards and commissions and make recommendations to the following committees: Administration, Public Services, Property & Recreation and Public Safety.

Administrative Committee

Committee Members
Phil Kasper
Betty Livengood
Dennis Ouellette
Jim Brown

Public Safety Committee

Committee Members
C L Snodgrass
Daton Hess
Robert Knitter
Betty Livengood

Public Services Committee

Committee Members
Jim Brown
Phil Kasper
Glenn Hoover
Daton Hess

Property and Recreation Committee

Committee Members
Dennis Ouellette
C L Snodgrass
Robert Knitter
Glenn Hoover

Planning Commission

The members of the Planning Commission are appointed by the mayor with the approval of the city council. The commission reviews and makes recommendations to the city council on zone change requests, variance requests, comprehensive plans, zoning and subdivision regulations, plats or re-plats, and other assignments as requested by the governing body related to planning and land use regulations.

Committee Members
Keith Hoffman
Jan Kissinger
Tammy Taylor
Brad Dieckmann
David Frederick
Randy Carlson
Preston Rook
Kurt Haberer
Kyle Bauer
Term Expires
2017
2017
2017
2018
2018
2018
2019
2019
2019

4 Year Library Board

The Clay Center Carnegie Board of Trustees meets every second Wednesday of the month except August and December at 4:30 in the library’s community room. Meetings are open to the public.

Committee Members
Jean Frigon
Lisa Bauer
Vern Swanson
Kelli Hays
Wayne Link
Jim Hackworth
Deanna Barleen
Term Expires
2017
2017
2018
2019
2019
2020
2020

4 Year Local Housing

Committee Members
Sandy Fox
Moses White
Bruce Wingerd
Chris Schwenson
Brad Girton
Term Expires
2017
2018
2018
2019
2020

2 Year Electrical Board

The Electrical Board meets on an as need basis.

Committee Members
Kevin Griggs
Glenn Hoover
Kevin Helms
Term Expires
2017
2018
2018

1 Year Plumbing Board

The Plumbing Board meets on an as needed basis.

Committee Members
Melvin Anderson
Betty Livengood
Kent Hessling (Inspector)
Todd Slagle
Term Expires
2017
2017
2017
2017

2 Year Enterprise Board

Committee Members
Phil Kasper
C.L. Snodgrass
Betty Livengood
Term Expires
2017
2017
2017

1 Year Tree Board

The Tree Board has the responsibility to study, investigate, and develop a plan for the care, preservation, trimming, planting, replanting, removal or disposition of trees and shrubs in public ways, streets, alleys and parks , and other publicly owned property. They meet on an as needed basis.

Committee Members
Sheldon Bergstrom
Dennis Ouellette
Jane Gingles
Shawn Stratton (1st Ward)
Cheri Birkbeck (2nd Ward)
Doug Erickson (3rd Ward)
Sharon Carlson (4th Ward)
Term Expires
2018
2018
2018
2018
2018
2018
2018

2 Year Tree Board

Committee Members
Shawn Stratton (1st Ward)
Cheri Birkbeck (2nd Ward)
Doug Erickson (3rd Ward)
Sharon Carlson (4th Ward)
Term Expires
2016
2016
2016
2016

Unexpired Terms

Patrick Hayes – Parks Superintendent
Bill Callaway – Utility Park

4 Year Public Recreation

The Public Recreation Committee helps with many of the recreational programs, either financially, with labor, or helping maintain fields, equipment, etc

Committee Members
Todd Slagle
Jim Franson
Denise Charbonneau
Renee Langvardt
Patrick Hayes
Term Expires
2017
2018
2019
2019
2020

Clay Center Revolving Loan Fund Unexpired Terms

Keith Blake
Ron Smith, (Ret.)
Dwight Ferguson
Randy Rundle
Jim Brown
Union State Bank
Peoples National Bank
Union State Bank
Business Man
Councilmember