City Boards and Commissions
The Talent Bank
The City Council has a program to give citizens of Greenville an opportunity to inform the Council of their interest in serving on one of the City's many boards, committees, and commissions. This program, called the Talent Bank, provides the City Council with immediate access to residents who have indicated a desire to serve on a particular City board when a vacancy occurs. Citizens are encouraged to submit a completed Talent Bank application to the City Clerk. The City Clerk's Office will pass the information on to the Mayor or respective Council Members who are responsible for the selection of candidates to serve on the various boards, committees, and commissions. Applications are kept on file for a period of two years.
Current Board and Commission Descriptions and Memberships
The City of Greenville has 21 active, standing boards and commissions. A description of the duties and purpose for each of these boards is summarized below. Each summary includes information on when and where meetings are generally conducted. If you have specific questions relative to the Talent Bank, please feel free to call the City Clerk's Office at (252) 329-4420.
How To Apply
Please call the City Clerk's Office at (252) 329-4420 to indicate your interest or click here to obtain a Talent Bank application. For most City boards, the applicant must reside within the Greenville city limits to be considered for an appointment. A completed application may be:
- Faxed to the City Clerk's Office at (252) 329-4435
- Mailed to the City Clerk's Office, PO Box 7207, Greenville, NC 27835-7207
- Hand delivered to the City Clerk's Office at City Hall, 200 West Fifth Street.
Current Board and Commission Vacancies
The Mayor and City Council are seeking volunteers to serve on the Affordable Housing Loan Committee, Community Appearance Commission, Greenville Bicycle and Pedestrian Commission, Historic Preservation Commission, Human Relations Council, Police Community Relations Committee, Redevelopment Commission, and Youth Council. The following is a brief description of the duties of each of these boards and commissions:
Affordable Housing Loan Committee (Seeking a candidate to fill the Attorney slot) - To approve loans for first time homebuyer down payment assistance, home mortgages, and elderly homeowner rehabilitation loans; to make recommendations to City Council regarding the purchase of land to be used for affordable housing developments, creation and set up of loan pool mortgage agreements with other financial institutions and making changes in funding allocations by funding category. The Commission meets the Second Wednesday of each month, at 3:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers, Third Floor of City Hall, 200 West Fifth Street.
Community Appearance Commission - To promote, encourage, inform, suggest, and solicit improved community appearance on public and private property. The Commission meets the First Wednesday of each month excluding July and August, at 5:30 p.m. in the Third Floor Conference Room #337 of City Hall, 200 West Fifth Street.
Greenville Bicycle and Pedestrian Commission - To advance Greenville as a bicycle and pedestrian friendly community and to encourage bicycling and walking among its citizens and visitors. To provide advice and recommendations to the Greenville City Council on questions related to bicycle and pedestrian issues. This commission meets the first Wednesday of each month in the Council Chambers, Third Floor of City Hall, 200 West Fifth Street.
Historic Preservation Commission - To recommend to City Council properties or districts for designation as historic properties or districts. The Commission meets the Fourth Tuesday of each month excluding December, at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers, Third Floor of City Hall, 200 West Fifth Street.
Human Relations Council - To organize and implement programs dealing with problems of human relations and promote understanding, respect, good will, and equality of opportunity for all citizens. The Human Relations Council meets the First Wednesday of each month excluding July, at 7:00 p.m. in the Third Floor Conference Room #337 of City Hall, 200 West Fifth Street.
Pitt-Greenville Convention and Visitors Authority - To oversee the spending of the occupancy tax revenue; to advise and assist in the promotion of activities and programs aiding and encouraging travel, tourism, and conventions. The Pitt-Greenville Convention and Visitors Authority meets the Second Thursday of odd months, at 5:30 p.m. in the Third Floor Conference Room #337 of City Hall, 200 West Fifth Street.
Police Community Relations Committee (Seeking candidates who reside in Districts 1, 2 and 4) - To serve as liaison between community and police over concerns. To serve as advocate for programs, ideas, and methods to improve relationships between the community and Police Department. The Committee meets the Second Wednesday of each month excluding July and August, at 7:00 p.m. at various locations which are determined by the Committee.
Redevelopment Commission - To promote redevelopment of the blighted areas within the territorial limits of the City of Greenville in the interest of the public health, safety, morals or welfare of the residents of the City of Greenville. The Board meets the First Tuesday of each month, at 5:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers, Third Floor of City Hall, 200 West Fifth Street.
Youth Council (High School students Only) - To make recommendations to City Council regarding issues affecting the City of Greenville, emphasizing those issues of particular interest to youth; to provide leadership and guidance in matters relating to the youth of the City of Greenville, to individuals, to public and private organizations and agencies; and to comment on requests made to the City Council related to the areas of particular interest to young people. The Youth Council meets the First and Fourth Monday of each month, at 6:30 p.m. in the Third Floor Conference Room #337 of City Hall, 200 West Fifth Street.
If you would like to be considered for an appointment please call the City Clerk’s Office, 329-4420, to indicate your interest or you can access a talent bank form here. Please fax your form to 329-4435 or email your form to email@example.com, or mail it to Office of City Clerk, PO Box 7207, Greenville NC 27835.
Board and Commission Policy
Click here to view the Board and Commission Policy for the City of Greenville.