City Boards, Committees, and Commissions

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A full description of each committee, commission and board is found in the Municipal Code of Ordinances, Chapter 1 - Government, Subchapter D. Boards, Committees and Commissions.


Board of Appeals

The Board of Appeals considers applications for variances to the Zoning and Floodplain Ordinances and appeals of Administrative Decisions.

Board of Ethics

The Board of Ethics was created for the purpose of administering and enforcing the Code of Ethics set forth in the Municipal Code aimed at avoiding conflicts of interest for public officials & employees in order to strengthen the confidence of the public in their government.

Board of Review

Sets tax assessment roll and hears property valuation disputes.

Community Development Authority

Plans and implements economic redevelopment and housing initiatives; oversees the operations of the public housing office.

Equal Opportunities Commission

The Commission has been created to improve the quality of life by the elimination of racism in the Beloit community. The purpose of the commission is to take action, study, analyze and recommend solutions with respect to the major social, economic and cultural problems that affect people residing or working within the City, including discrimination in housing, education, employment and public accommodations and facilities. It also enforces equal opportunity in housing for all residents of the City, and receives and investigates all complaints alleging discriminatory practices in the provisions of fair and equal access to housing or housing accommodations on the basis of sex, race, color, sexual orientation, handicap, religion, national origin, familial status, sex or marital status of the person maintaining a household, lawful source of income, and age or ancestry.  The commission shall be representative of both sexes and of each racial group residing within the City as classified by the most recent U.S. Census Bureau statistics.

Landmarks Commission

Designates historic landmarks and regulates construction in historic districts.

Municipal Golf Committee

Reviews the operations, maintenance and finances of the municipal golf course and makes recommendations regarding the operation of the municipal golf course.

Plan Commission

Produces Comprehensive Plan regulating physical community development; recommends action on zoning, subdivision and planning matters.

Police and Fire Commission

The Police and Fire Commission consists of five residents who are responsible for hiring Police and Fire chiefs, and approval of subordinate appointments. It also reviews charges against and may discipline or dismiss the Police or Fire Chief or any subordinate.