NOTICE OF APPLICATION DEADLINE

The deadline to submit applications to the City Clerk’s office for consideration of current and upcoming vacancies was 5:00 p.m., Friday, May 31, 2024. Applications will continue to be accepted for any future vacancies and will be kept on file for up to one (1) year.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Certain requirements must be met, and steps taken to serve on a Lake Havasu City board or commission. If you are interested in serving on a City board or commission please download the application. You can print the application and mail to the City Clerk's office at the address below or email the application. Applications are accepted at any time throughout the year and are kept on file in the City Clerk’s Office for up to one (1) year should the board or commission you are interested in serving not have a current vacancy at the time of filing your application*.

*Please note: Deadlines to submit applications for current or upcoming vacancies are posted on the City’s website. Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact the City Clerk’s office.

INITIAL APPOINTMENTS AND REAPPOINTMENTS

Applications for appointment to City boards and commissions are brought before the City Council as a public hearing item.  Applications will be reviewed and scheduled for interview before the Application Review Panel who will provide a recommendation(s) of appointment to the City Council. The City Clerk’s office will inform all applicants of their scheduled interview date and City Council meeting date when their application will be considered. All applicants are encouraged to attend the City Council meeting to answer any questions from the City Council.

As required by the provisions of HB2209, you can click on the link below to access Open Meeting Law materials on the Arizona Attorney General's website.

AIRPORT ADVISORY BOARD

CURRENT VACANCIES
0/0
REGULAR (0 Pilot /0 Non-Pilot)
0/0
ALTERNATE (0 Pilot /0 Non-Pilot)
UPCOMING VACANCIES
1/1
REGULAR (1 Pilot /1 Non-Pilot)
1/0
ALTERNATE (1 Pilot /0 Non-Pilot)

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The Airport Advisory Board consists of seven regular members and three alternate members, and is responsible to provide citizen input to the City Council for the improvement of the Lake Havasu City Municipal Airport to ensure continued fiscal health, prosperity, and the common good of all citizens of Lake Havasu City.

At least six of the members must be qualified electors and full-time residents of Lake Havasu City for a minimum of one year prior to appointment. One member need not be a resident, but must have resided in the area served by the Airport for not less than one year prior to appointment.

The Airport Advisory Board meetings are open to the public and held on the third Wednesday of every month at 5:30 p.m. at the Police Department, City Council Chambers.

  • Mr. Brian Schultz - Regular (Pilot)
  • Mr. Curt Calrson - Regular (Pilot)
  • Mr. Michael Barton - Regular (Pilot) 
  • Mr. Tony Castleforte - Regular (Pilot)
  • Mr. Dennis Simonian - Regular (Pilot)
  • Mr. Louis Worthy - Regular (Non-Pilot)
  • Ms. Suzanne Strader - Regular (Non-Pilot)
  • Mr. Randy Peterson - Alternate (Pilot)
  • Ms. Katrin Phillips - Alternate (Non-Pilot)
  • Ms. Kaylyn Hertsch - Alternate (Pilot)
  • Mr. Jim Dolan – Councilmember - Liaison 

Contact: Municipal Airport

BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT

CURRENT VACANCIES
0
REGULAR
2
ALTERNATE
UPCOMING VACANCIES
3
REGULAR
1
ALTERNATE

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The Board of Adjustment consists of seven regular members, and three alternate members, and is responsible to hear and decide variance requests and appeals of the Zoning Administrator relative to zoning development within parameters established by state law.

Members must be residents of Lake Havasu City and be at least 18 years of age.

The Board meets on an as-needed basis in regular and special meetings at the Police Department, City Council Chambers.

  • Ms. Robin Hill - Regular Member
  • Mr. Jim Harris - Regular Member
  • Mr. Donald Bergen - Regular Member
  • Mr. Mychal Gorden - Regular Member
  • Mr. Kevin Casey - Regular Member
  • Mr. Brian McMahan - Regular Member
  • Mr. Kelly Lutz - Regular Member
  • Mr. Todd Rounds - Alternate Member
  • VACANT - Alternate Member
  • VACANT - Alternate Member

    Contact: Development Services Department

    COMMUNITY RESOURCE COALITION

    (Dissolved on February 28, 2023)

    CURRENT VACANCIES
    0
    REGULAR
    0
    ALTERNATE

    The Community Resource Coalition consists of five regular members and two alternate members, and is responsible to develop a community resources request and evaluation process, evaluate funding requests received, and recommend funding distributions to the City Council to assist with disbursing funding for community resources purposes in the areas of food, housing, medical services, agency services, childcare, senior adult care, senior services, housing, or other social service needs.

    Members must be residents of Lake Havasu City and be at least 18 years of age.

    The Coalition meetings are open to the public and meets on an as-needed basis at the Police Department, City Council Chambers. Click the link below to view latest agendas and minutes.

    • Dr. Cristen Mann - Regular Member
    • Mr. Don Klostermeier - Regular Member
    • Ms. Ashley Pascual - Regular Member
    • Ms. Vijette Saari - Regular Member
    • Ms. Barbara Smith - Regular Member
    • Ms. Jaime Festa-Daigle - Alternate Member
    • Ms. Leslie Denney - Alternate Member

    Contact: City Clerk

    PARKS & RECREATION ADVISORY BOARD

    CURRENT VACANCIES
    0
    REGULAR
    0
    STUDENT
    UPCOMING VACANCIES
    3
    REGULAR
    0
    STUDENT

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    The Parks and Recreation Advisory Board consists of eight regular members, and one member from the student body, and provides quality community recreation programs/services and City park facilities for the benefit and enjoyment of residents and visitors through vision, planning, and development.

    The Board meetings are open to the public and held on the fourth Monday of every month at 6:00 p.m. at the Police Department, City Council Chambers.

    • Mr. Kyler Cox - Chairman - Regular Member
    • Ms. Ashley Pascual - Regular Member 
    • Ms. Sherry Butler - Regular Member
    • Ms. Mercedes Kaiser - Regular Member
    • Mr. Jason Mitchell - Regular Member
    • Mr. Alex Ross - Regular Member
    • Mr. Phillip Shannon - Regular Member
    • Ms. Shannon Murray - Vice Chair - Regular Member
    • Miss Ally Strader - Student Member
    • Mr. David Lane - Councilmember - Liaison

    Contact:  Parks & Recreation Division

    PLANNING & ZONING COMMISSION

    CURRENT VACANCIES
    0
    REGULAR
    0
    ALTERNATE
    UPCOMING VACANCIES
    3
    REGULAR
    2
    ALTERNATE

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    The Planning and Zoning Commission consists of seven regular and three alternate members, and considers land use applications and provides recommendations to the City Council to provide for a well-balanced, functional, and aesthetically pleasing community through application of adopted land use and development stands as, as well as discretional site and architectural review.

    Members must be residents of Lake Havasu City.

    The Commission meetings are open to the public and are held on the first and third Wednesdays of every month at 9:00 a.m. at the Police Department, City Council Chambers.

    • Mr. Jim Harris - Regular Member
    • Mr. Paul Lehr - Regular Member
    • Ms. Suzannah Ballard - Regular Member
    • Ms. Joan Dzuro- Regular Member
    • Mr. David Diaz - Chairman - Regular Member
    • Ms. Gabriele Medley - Vice Chair - Regular Member
    • Ms. Tiffany Wilson - Regular Member
    • Mr. Matthew Mitchell - Alternate Member
    • Mr. Lonnie Stevenson - Alternate Member
    • Mr. JP Thornton - Alternate Member

    Contact: Development Services Department

    PUBLIC SAFETY PERSONNEL RETIREMENT SYSTEM

    CURRENT VACANCIES
    0
    REGULAR
     
    UPCOMING VACANCIES
    0
    REGULAR
     

    The Public Safety Retirement System Board is composed of two citizens and two fire and police employee elected members and is chaired by the Mayor. Two citizen members are appointed by City Council and should possess a background or have knowledge of public safety benefit plans.

    The Board meets to review applications for enrollment and retirement on an as-needed basis, approximately once a month, and may also schedule special meetings throughout the year as necessary.

    The Board meetings are open to the public and held at City Hall.

    Click the link below to view latest agendas and minutes.

    LOCAL FIRE BOARD

    • David Lane - Chairman
    • Larry LaVogue - Appointed Member
    • John Nuss - Appointed Member
    • Jason Macklem - Elected Member
    • Matthew Maloney - Elected Member

    LOCAL POLICE BOARD

    • David Lane - Chairman
    • Larry LaVogue - Appointed Member
    • John Nuss - Appointed Member
    • Tom Gray - Elected Member
    • Dana Peterson - Elected Member

    Contact: City Clerk