Members meet on an as-needed basis, and are appointed by the City Council to three-year terms.
To determine upon and make recommendations to City Council of a City plan.
To make studies and project plans for the improvement of the City with a view to its future development and extension.
To act with other Municipal and Governmental agencies in formulating and executing common plans of development.
To select and recommend routes for streets and boulevards, and particularly to investigate and recommend the opening, widening or abandoning of streets, or changing thereof to conform with a system of boulevards, parks and parkways.
To consider and report upon layout or platting of new subdivisions to the City or territory adjacent to or near the City.
To recommend and plan for improving and beautifying the parkways and streams.
To cooperate with the City Council in its devising and selection of public parks, parkways, playgrounds and other places for public recreation.
To suggest plans for zoning the City.
To give consideration to, and file recommendations with the City Council for the development of the City's physical labor and appearance.
To make recommendations to the City Council on zone change requests, special use permits, and day-care exception.